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Proper use of antibiotics during cold and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am feeling cold from last 2 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i have taken antibiotic and Nocold also
Doctor :   Is there cough, fever, nose block, headache?
User :   nose block and little fever
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you take repeated steam inhalation with Sinarest or Menthol Oil
User :   ok
Doctor :   For how many days did you take the antibiotic
User :   last 2 days
User :   2 times in a day
User :   amoxycillin 250
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you continue that for 3 more days
User :   oh
User :   i don like to have much medicine
Doctor :   You should also continue with the cold medicines.
Doctor :   An antibiotic has to be taken for its complete course for maximum effectiveness.
Doctor :   If not it wont cause any effect in future use

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