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Medicines for severe cold, cough and headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXX
User :   good evening sir
Doctor :   Please post your medical query
Doctor :   Good evening...
User :   i severly sufferd chest cold
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May i know your age and gender?
Doctor :   Do you have any fever now?
Doctor :   Do you have any cough?
User :   i hv severe cough and headach
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Since whne
Doctor :   when
Doctor :   are you on any medicines
Doctor :   what are they?
Doctor :   did you try home remedies?
User :   since last 4-5 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your age?
Doctor :   do you smoke?
Doctor :   do you have any asthmatic history?
User :   34 yrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   i will not smoke
Doctor :   do try using karvol plus capsules for steam inhaloation
Doctor :   inhalation
Doctor :   and also take lots of hat water drinks
Doctor :   ok
User :   i tried on the first day itself when i have throat infection
Doctor :   did you meet a doctor?
Doctor :   were you on antibiotics?
User :   not yet
Doctor :   Were you recovered from it initially?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   first try home remedy
User :   i spokn to one of friend who is a doctor
User :   who advised for Okiacet
User :   and apenac
Doctor :   okinacet is cetrizine an anti allergic tablet
Doctor :   so you can take it as per his advise
User :   i took only for two session after that i felt ok
Doctor :   and try taking lime juice
Doctor :   since lime is known to be a good remedy for common cold
Doctor :   Take 3-4 tsp onion juice with 3-4 tsp honey daily to prevent yourself from severe cold
User :   but some time i felt very bad b'coz of severe cough
User :   i went to trichy last previous week end
Doctor :   so you can try taking cough syrup like ascoril
Doctor :   Syrup ascoril
Doctor :   ok it might be due to travel
Doctor :   since these are rainy days
Doctor :   Mix ½ tsp cinnamon oil with ½ tsp honey for quick relief from common cold.
Doctor :   Prepare a tea by adding 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 shot of lemon juice, 1 shot of whiskey and little water. Sip it to relieve from cold.
Doctor :   Put few drops of eucalyptus oil or vicks in some water and inhale it two or three times a day. It relieves from nose blockage.
Doctor :   Avoid meat, fish, eggs and starchy foods
User :   am taking the cough syrup - coftex
Doctor :   Take Vitamin C rich diet
Doctor :   ok that is good
Doctor :   Take a cup of water and boil it with ginger powder till it becomes half. Add some honey to it. Drink it at night. It is an effective natural herbal cure for cold.
User :   i will try this tonight
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   you will be relieved soon
Doctor :   But if you develop fever you can try taking febrex plus tablets
User :   any other medicines you suggest
User :   apart from home remidies
Doctor :   and do if no relief do get an physical examination from a near by doctor
Doctor :   take syrup ascoril 1 tsp 3 times daily
User :   will do that
Doctor :   take febrex plus tablets it relieves rhinitis and congestion and fever
Doctor :   ok thanks...
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like me to answer?
Doctor :   THANKS FOR CONSULTING................
Doctor :   BYE FOR NOW.......................
Doctor :   TAKE CARE.....................
User :   if anything, surely will keep in touch with you
User :   thanks !!!
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