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Having runny nose and cough problems. Had citrizine. How to get rid of it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I am having running nose
User:from yesterday I have running nose and its terrible
User:I have caugh as well
User:but caugh has little reduced ..but running nose has become worser
User:what do i need to do for this running nose problem
User:yesterday took citrazine it didnt help
Doctor:Are you running fever?
User:fever was there but its not there now
Doctor:Do you have sore throat, body ache, generalised weakness,etc?
User:I am getting head ache thats it
User:that too bcoz of cold
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The current symptoms that you have can be related to allergic causes or infections - ?virus
Doctor:The symptoms here are self limiting.
Doctor:and disappears spontaneously after few days.
User:but what I need to do
Doctor:This may be the reason why cetrizine is not helping much.
Doctor:If the running nose is severe you may try nasal decongestant drops for improved results.
Doctor:There are few brands such as otrivin. You can ask your doctor to write a prescription for this nasal drop.
Doctor:This can be helpful to you.
User:how do i use nasal decongestion drops
Doctor:They are available as nasal sprays or drops - both of these can be instilled into each nostrils twice or thrice a day.
Doctor:They will relieve the symptoms.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:I got it
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:can you give the name of nasal drops
Doctor:As these decongestants are prescription medications, you will need a prescription from a doctor to obtain them.
Doctor:Various products such as otrivin / nasovion and so on are available for use.
Doctor:Your doctor may write one of such brands to you.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:I got it
User:i dont have any more queries
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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