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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   does combiflam or any other pain killer brings drowsiness
User :   ??
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   They do not cause drowsiness
Doctor :   Yes, did you follow?
User :   i have taken Nicip MR
User :   i am feeling sleepy
Doctor :   Ok, Did you ever take pain killer earlier
Doctor :   and felt sleepy?
User :   i do not remember
User :   i have not taken any in long time
User :   infact last night i had taken proxyvan and i had a sound sleep and i woke up late
Doctor :   Ok usually the pain killers do not have effect of drowsiness
Doctor :   proxyvon is not an usual pain killer
Doctor :   It is more a spasmodic
Doctor :   and has been reported to cause mild drowsiness
User :   what is Spasmodic
User :   ?
Doctor :   Proxyvon has dextropropoxyphene
Doctor :   component which can cause drowsiness
Doctor :   Ofcourse it has paracetmol too but that may not be the culprit
Doctor :   Usually proxyvon is given for pains which are for long time
User :   ok
Doctor :   and not helpful with mild analgesics
User :   how is NIcip MR
User :   ?
Doctor :   Nicip is usual analgesic with nimesulide in it
Doctor :   If you had taken MR which is moderate release
Doctor :   it releases the dose slowly according to the chemicals causing the pain
User :   should i continue the nicip MR
Doctor :   What is it for?
User :   i have taken it for the Muscular pain in my left had
User :   form shouldr to elbow
Doctor :   yes you can take it
User :   i have applied Volini gel
Doctor :   but you may go for a topical cream
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Fine
User :   what is tropical cream
User :   ?
Doctor :   applicative medicine like voline
User :   ok
Doctor :   It is fine
Doctor :   Do you have any questions that I can answer
User :   yes
User :   if a doctor says he has so and so degree and worked there and here how do i corss check
User :   especially abroad
Doctor :   You can go to the medical board website
Doctor :   and search for his credentials
User :   what the web address
Doctor :   by typing the Registered number and the name
Doctor :   It differs from country to country
User :   ok
Doctor :   In india it is MCI which governs
User :   ok that should be fine
User :   thanks for the hel p
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now.
User :   good day
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