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Having cold and cough. Suggest medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:good morning doctor
User:my mom is having cold and cough
User:for the last one day
Doctor:is there fever too?
User:its appearing dry from the coughing
User:no there is no fever
Doctor:She can take tablet cetrizine 10 mg at night
Doctor:Also, she can take syrup Tus Q D around to ml in the morning for dry cough
User:is the expectorant
Doctor:it might cause slight drowsiness
Doctor:She must rest for sometime with both the medicines
User:is there any alternative syrup with no drowsiness?
Doctor:No most cough syrups come this way
Doctor:She can chew the lozenge Tus Q D
Doctor:This is less sedating
Doctor:Or she can chew plain strepsils for the cough
User:this is available in most of the medical stores right?
User:TUS Q D
Doctor:I wish her quick recovery
Doctor:Yes, it is
Doctor:do you have more queries?
User:no thanks
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