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Pregnant. Having sinus with bad cold. Taking metacef, no relief. What can be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Hi doctor
User:i am 30 weeks pregnant and having a very bad cold and sinus proble,
User:my gynae prescribed me metacef-0
User:antibiotics for 5 days
User:i finished the course but found not much relief
User:my sinus is paining, nose is blocked
User:i feel a pressure behind my ears
User:and my glands next to the tonsils are swollen
User:i started taking sinus 77 tablets
Doctor:I am sorry that you are facing these problems
User:as per my gynae
User:but that is not helping much
User:i find relief for a short time and again the problems start
User:can u suggest me some alternate medicine?
User:any help or suggestion is highly appreciated
Doctor:I heard you
Doctor:It seems like you are in trouble with the sinus problem not going away
Doctor:May I know your name?
User:XXXXXX here
Doctor:XXXXXX, you have been given the right medicines
Doctor:Did you also do steam inhalation and salt water gargling?
User:yes i tried that
Doctor:XXXXXX, you have already taken a full 5 day course of antibiotic
Doctor:Metacef )
Doctor:sorry metacef 0
Doctor:It is very effective and safe in pregnancy
Doctor:It is not advised to take medications in pregnancy
Doctor:I suggest you to not take any more medicines specially antibiotic
Doctor:You are in 30 weeks pregnant now
Doctor:in the last trimester
Doctor:Please continue to do steam inhalation thrice daily with karvol plus nasocaps
User:ok sure
User:thanks doc
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