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Suggest the dosage of wikoryl and vizylac - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Nov-2013
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Doctor:I am
User:i just received your reply
User:to take wikoryl and vizylac
User:but not roxid m
User:wanted to check for how many days should i take
User:also i was advised by someone that roxid m and vizylac has to be taken together
Doctor:Vizylac is only Vitamin supplement
Doctor:Roxid is Roxithromycin
Doctor:You can take Wikoryl and Vizylac for 5 days
Doctor:Wikoryl can be 15 ml
Doctor:thrice a day
Doctor:Did you follow?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:I have to close the window as you are not responding
User:and Vizylac
Doctor:How may I help you?
User:i had cough and cold for last few days
User:i was earlier chatting with
User:i wanted to check if i can take wikoryl
User:and vizylac
User:and whether Roxid M is also required
User:have wet cough
Doctor:I agree with Dr
User:and slight body pain also
Doctor:You can use vizylac as well as wikory.
Doctor:However Roxid M which is an antibiotic
User:what about Roxid M
Doctor:should only be taken if there is evidence of bacterial infection.
User:what would be the symptoms of bacterial infection
Doctor:Symptomatically, there is considerable overlap between viral and bacterial causes.
Doctor:Some differentiating features are
Doctor:1. Fever is more severe in bacterial infection
Doctor:where as cough is more severe in viral infection
User:i have no fever
Doctor:2. Sputum produced with bacterial infection can have yellow/green tinge to it.
Doctor:It can also be foul smelling
User:i have severe cough
Doctor:Besides these two other symptoms are almost similar.
Doctor:Doctors recommend blood test and chest Xrays to confirm the cause of infection.
Doctor:Antibiotic therapy is warranted only if there is an indication of bacterial infection.
Doctor:Therefore do not use Roxid M unless when prescribed after clinical examination by your doctor
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no thanks a lot
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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