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Medication for cold, throat congestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i had cold and throught from 2 days
User :   i visited the nearby doctor and he prescribed 3 types of tablests
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what are they?
User :   one for cold and headache one for throught congestion and an antibiotic
User :   The antibiotic is CLAVAM 625
User :   and for cold REMUDOL
Doctor :   ok
User :   the problem now is iam feeling too drousy
User :   is it a strong prescription
User :   ?
Doctor :   not really
Doctor :   If he sees you need it
Doctor :   you have to follow it
Doctor :   As it has antibiotic
User :   CLAVAM contains amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium
Doctor :   you hae to take good diet
Doctor :   and ample water
Doctor :   Do some warm water gargles with pinhc of salt in it
User :   can u tell me why is this about
Doctor :   antibiotic pencillin group
User :   does it have side effiects?
Doctor :   no
User :   its rather cosltly also 200rs for 10 tablets
User :   so i thought it should be high dose
User :   as i least know abt the medicines
User :   hello
User :   Why is the antibiotic given in general ?
Doctor :   wait...
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   antibiotics are costly
User :   ok
Doctor :   they contain the bacterial infection
Doctor :   and restrict the growth
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   thanks for consulting
User :   i still feel drousy
Doctor :   It is becuse of the Remudol
User :   still my nose is blocked
User :   and today i will finish the remudol tablets
Doctor :   you have to go for steam inhalation
User :   should i again visit the doctor for other prescription or should i wait for few days
Doctor :   no need you do gargles
Doctor :   and steam inhalation with Sinarest vasocaps
Doctor :   daily thrice till you finish the antibiotic course
Doctor :   ok
User :   am doin the gargels every day
User :   before goin to bed
Doctor :   You need thrice
User :   ok
Doctor :   the bacteria grow at unimaginable speed
Doctor :   the salt stops it
User :   i went to pass stool for thrice from morning
User :   is that
User :   because of the tablets?
Doctor :   it could be
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
User :   ya
User :   please
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