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Pregnant and suffering form fever and occasional shivering. Suggest the remedy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Dec-2013
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User:hi, my wife is 26 years old and is in 29th week of preganancy. she is feeling feverish since morning. and occasional shivering. she also suffering from cold
User:can you help me with much remedy.
User:also prescribe some tablets
Doctor:Your wife has fever and cold
Doctor:Does she have runny nose?
User:but intermittently, not continuously
Doctor:Since how long?
User:since 2 days, but today little more
Doctor:It seems like common cold
Doctor:Common colds are caused by virus
User:Ok, pls advise remedy
User:can she use any tablets
User:for fever
Doctor:Since she is pregnant
Doctor:she can take paracetamol (crocin) 500 mg every 6 hours or if fever present
User:for cld?
Doctor:For runny nose she can take either doxinate tablet before sleeping
Doctor:she can also try cetirizine tablet
Doctor:Both are anti-allergic
Doctor:one of these can be taken
User:hope it font be a concern for foetus
Doctor:It should be effective in controlling symptoms of runny nose, sneezing and cough
Doctor:No it is considered safe for fetus
Doctor:So she can safely take these medicines
User:ok, thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
Doctor:Take care
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