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Medication without side effects for cough? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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User:Can you suggest me medicine for cough. I have cough for last 6-7 days and i have not taken any medicine for this. Pls suggest medicine.
User:I dont want to sleep cos most of the medicine make us sleepy.
Doctor:Most of the cough medicines cause sleepiness as side effect
User:Ok then can you advice me tablets instead of syrup
Doctor:You can take Tab Cetrizine, which is less sleepy
User:what doses need to take
Doctor:Tab Cetrizine, 10 mg, twice a day for 5 days after meal
User:it is easily available on medical store any other alternative which if I dont get it.
Doctor:yeah it is over the counter
Doctor:and available even at the street end pharmacy
User:ok thanks
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thanks for visiting here
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