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Cold, body ache and fever. Suggested dolo. Can I take that? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:good eveninig
User:my husband is having cold since yesterday
User:and body ache
User:and fever
User:what medicine should he take
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
Doctor:You can give him Tablet. dolo 65omg every 4 hours for the fever and body ache to subside
Doctor:For the cold, you can give him anti-cold medicines like Cetrizine
Doctor:this is available on prescription
User:will the pharmacist give it to me if i dont have a prescription
Doctor:It is a prescription drug
User:so how can i avail it as we will not go to the doctor currently
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:It needs a physical examination by a doctor
Doctor:Only then it can be prescribed
User:can u give me some medicine that we can buy
Doctor:You can buy Dolo 650mg that is available over the counter
Doctor:You do not need a prescription for this
User:ok thanks for the advice
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Wish your husband a quick recovery
Doctor:Bye for now
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