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Is it safe to take Cefchamp and Moxicip both together for cold and fever treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Feb-2014
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User:good morning doctor.
Doctor:good morning
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:I have got cold and fever from last 1 week.
User:first i consulted homeopathy.... but seeing no improvement i have for alopathy
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:what medicines have you tried until now?
User:the doc hav detected RTI
User:and given Cefchamp325+ AlockSP+Moxicip
Doctor:this seems to be right medicines
Doctor:have you completed the treatment plan?
User:Not yet.. just started yesterday
Doctor:please continue to take the tablets and complete the course
Doctor:you should be fine in a couple of days
User:It seems Cefchamp325 & Moxicip both r antibiotic... is it safe to take both....
Doctor:can you let me know the contents of both please?
User:but while taking homeo, cough was coming out but after these antibiotics no mucus is coming out
User:yes wait
Doctor:did you doctor prescribe both the antibiotics together?
Doctor:Cefchamp325 and Moxicip together?
User:Cefchamp325- Cefpodoxime- 200mg, Potassium Clavulanate- 125mg
User:Moxicip- Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride -400 mg
Doctor:what about the other medicine?
User:Alock SP- Aceclofenac- 100mg, Parecetamol- 325mg, Serratiopeptidase- 15mg
Doctor:did the doctor prescribe both Cefchamp325 and Moxicip together?
User:i have throat pain now.. and voice is completely gone
Doctor:I am sorry but since both are antibiotics, you can take only one of them
Doctor:I would suggest you to continue Cefchamp325
Doctor:and stop Moxicip
Doctor:Take only one antibiotic
Doctor:Alock SP
Doctor:you can continue
User:what is reason behind prescribing two antibiotics doc?
Doctor:two different antibiotics are prescribed when there is multiple infection with 2 3 bacteria
User:15 days back i was suffering from cold with nose flow... that time also some other doc prescribed antibiotics for 3 days... after completing the course i was fully cured but 4 days later i have got severe cough and throat pain started.
Doctor:If you have taken antibiotic in the last 15 days, then you need not take it again now
Doctor:better to take chest x-ray and complete blood count test
User:Blood count report says every parameters are within normal range
Doctor:how about chest xray?
User:not yet done.
Doctor:please get a chest x-ray done as you are getting recurrent infections
User:doc said after completing the course if no improvement is there then he will go for Xray
User:Is it like better to go for homeopathy to get fully cured.... what you suggest personally
Doctor:but why should you keep taking antibiotics without no reason?
User:that is what my concern is
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:I am unaware of homeopathy medicines
Doctor:but in allopathy, we do not prescribe antibiotics often
Doctor:also, we do not combine more antibiotics at one time
User:so what shall i do.... shall i continue the course...
Doctor:continue only one antibiotic
Doctor:Cefchamp325 would be better
Doctor:continue only this
User:for 5 days he said...
Doctor:you can take it for 5 days
User:but my concern is now after taking antibiotics cough is not coming out.
Doctor:the infection would have subsided
User:is it like it will dried up and will reoccur again
Doctor:dont worry about cough not coming out
Doctor:it wont reoccur again
Doctor:it has subsided for now
Doctor:if you get new infection again, you will get cough again
User:is it like that...
User:ok ok
Doctor:all right
User:ok thank you Dr. thanks for the suggestion.
Doctor:you are welcome
User:Have a nice day.....
Doctor:You too
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