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Suffering from cold and sneezing. Suggest some good medicine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-Oct-2013
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User:Hi Doctor
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:please ask me your medical query
User:Since yesterday I'm suffering with Cold and Sneezing,can you please suggest me some good medicine (tabs) which can be available in most of the medical shops.Thanks
Doctor:please take tablet levocet 5mg at night after food for 3 days
Doctor:or Tablet Allercet DC, one tablet at night, for 3 days
Doctor:all right?
User:Thanks....Can't I take these medicine now instead of waiting till night
Doctor:if you are resting without doing strenuous physical or mental activity, you can take it now
User:I have to work on my computer(mental activity) can I take it ?
Doctor:in such a case, I suggest NO
Doctor:because the medicine causes little sedation
Doctor:You wont be able to give your full attention to the work
Doctor:That is why it is to be taken at bed time when you are resting
User:Is it Okay, if I take rest of 2-3 hours after taking this medicine
User:are you there?
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:I had an emergency to attend
Doctor:Yes, taking rest for 2 to 3 hours should be fine
User:No prob.
Doctor:and you can proceed with your work on the computer
User:Fine, then I'll take Levocet 5mg now
Doctor:get well soon
User:Thanks a lot.
Doctor:Do not take more than 2 tablets of Levocet in 24 hours
Doctor:You can repeat one at night just before going to bed
Doctor:You are welcome
User:Okay...but it should be taken for 3 days right?
Doctor:Not necessarily
Doctor:If you feel fine by tomorrow evening, you can stop taking it
Doctor:it is for symptomatic treatment
Doctor:Most patients require it for 3 days
Doctor:all right
Doctor:shall we end the chat now?
Doctor:rest well
Doctor:bye for now
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