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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr ccc here.
Doctor :   Please proceed with your health query.
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   can you please tell me whats use of montek lc
User :   also the tablet acufix 200
Doctor :   Are you on these medications?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Montek lc is an antiinflammatory and is used for many symptoms as in breathing problems, fluid retention, allergic rhinitis.
User :   i had cold and fever and the local doctor gave me this tablet plus acufix 200 as antibiotic
Doctor :   Acufix is an antibiotic called cefixime and used for various infections. May i know what symptoms are you having?
User :   there is no fever now, but cold is still there.
Doctor :   Did you have any breathing problem also? Since how long are you having these symptoms?
User :   so i contacted healthcaremagic, which suggested sinarest
Doctor :   Were any tests also done?
User :   i dont have any breathing problems right from childhood
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no tests were done.
Doctor :   How are you feeling right now?
User :   actually healthcaremagic did some comprehensive tests of entire body one month back but no issues
User :   i have only burning sensation in nose.
User :   cold is only issue.
Doctor :   Is there any fever right now?
Doctor :   You can take steam inhalation after adding Karvol Plus in the water 4 to 5 times a day
User :   no
User :   no fever
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is karvol plus the tablet
Doctor :   It is a capsule which is filled with a liquid and you have to mix the entire liquid in water
User :   fine doctor. i will do steam inhalation.
User :   whats reason for burning sensation in nose
Doctor :   For how long have you taken antibiotics?
Doctor :   It could be due to persisting cold and changes in weather.
User :   ok
User :   do i need to continue on antibiotic and montek lc
Doctor :   For how long have you taken antibiotics?
User :   two days
Doctor :   Montek lc you can take it as it will help in relieving the nasal burning and congestion, also take antibiotics at least for 3 days, do not leave in between
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   It may cause relapse otherwise
User :   do i need to take sinarest as well as acufix 200
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
Doctor :   You can continue,sinarest is for cold symptoms
User :   fine. to conculde i will take acufix 200, cinarest and motek LC, i will also use karvol plus
Doctor :   Yes, please do
User :   thats all
User :   thanks for your time
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
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