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Medicines to be taken during cold and cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   here
Doctor :  
User :   if u remember you prescribed me some medicines for cold and cough
Doctor :   Well, I vaguely remember

Doctor :  
I can go through your chat history if you give me a minute
User :   sure doctor
User :   i have taken Grilinctus cough syrup with crocin cold & flu medicine.
Doctor :  
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How are you feeling now?
User :   after taking medicine, i was feeling good for one day only
Doctor :   Ok

User :   on Friday evening, i had severve cough ,heavyness in chest, unable to breath properly
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I recommend antibiotics then
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As it has not subsided with symptomatic treatment
User :   i have take amoxycillin 500mg with
Doctor :   Ok

User :   cobodex forte
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
How are you responding after start of antibiotic
User :   i am feeling well but still feel like sputum in chest with cough. during coughing sputum is not coming easily
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   When did you start on antibiotic?
User :   yesterday night even togh i have taken antibiotic, cough didn't stop and i had to take luke warm water. then i got some relif
Doctor :   Ok

User :   i have started antibiotic on saturday
Doctor :   I hope you are continuing with the syrup as well

User :   yes i am taking the syrup as well
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
And you need to take Paracetamol
User :   right now i breathing well, no problem in inhalation or exhalation of air, cough is normal however at night cough gets atrted with improper breath , i can feel sound while taking breath.
Doctor :   And take a Lozenges like TusQ chewable for around 3-4 times

Doctor :  
That helps in supressing cough
Doctor :   Yes, it progresses

User :   doctor what do think ? is it a normal cough
Doctor :   Well, yes
User :   i really very scared coz my cousin said , may be i have asthma
Doctor :  
but due to infection
Doctor :  
Asthma is an allergic disorder
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and there will be difficulty in breathing very often
Doctor :  
on exertion or on exposure to cold
Doctor :  
But it cannot be decided once for all
User :   do i need to take inhaler for my whole life .........or strong medicines .
Doctor :  
No need to have such fears
Doctor :  
Once the infection and the mucus is cleared, you will be back to normal
User :   i am really very scared doctor
User :   getting married in december
Doctor :  
Amoxycillin are you taking it 3times/day
Doctor :  
Anyway it is a lower antibiotic
User :   yes
Doctor :   So. continue it for 5 days
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without break
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Take the syrup
Doctor :  
and Lozenges to supress cough
Doctor :   That should fix the problem

Doctor :   Are you following?

User :   yes doctor
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   that's it doctor
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   Hope you remember the name of Lozenges, that is TusQ
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   thanks for your help and i hope i will get rid of this cough very soon
Doctor :   Sure, and also update your mobile no. in your account
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure
User :   i ahve filled the survey
Doctor :   Thanks and bye
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