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Date : 21-Feb-2014
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User:i am experiencing a back pain along with pain in the areas of the shoulders and neck.
Doctor:have you taken any medicine for it?
User:Hello Doctor
User:No i have not taken any medicine for it
Doctor:I usually prescribe my patients tablet Brufen MR thrice daily for 2 days after food
Doctor:suggested is to take complete rest for a day so that you get pain relief
Doctor:all right?
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Doctor:I believe XXXX with whom you chatted few minutes back has addressed your question
Doctor:do you have any questions or doubts?
User:yes actually i was busy wid sum work
User:so could not answer her
User:m really sorry
User:i am experiencing a back pain along with pain in the areas of the shoulders and neck.
Doctor:Since how long have you been suffering?
Doctor:Can you specify your age?
User:i am suffering from morning
User:i am 21
Doctor:Can you grade the severity of pain on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the most severe pain you ever had?
Doctor:Do you have history of asthma or kidney disease?
User:nope i am all clear
Doctor:As the pain is only since the morning,
User:i eat chavan prash every day before seep, so i am healthy
Doctor:this most likely seems to be a muscular ache
Doctor:Perhaps wrong posture during your sleep last night has caused it.
Doctor:In this instance it is safe to use Brufen MR as suggested by i earlier.
Doctor:This is a pain killer that should be taken half an hour after food.
Doctor:I expect you to feel better in 2-3 days with this mediciens.
Doctor:Take rest and avoid physical exertion.
Doctor:Have you followed what is suggested to you?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:surely i will follow this
User:no doctor thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
Doctor:Welcome again.
Doctor:Is there any other concern?
User:may i know what is the dosage that i need to intake?
Doctor:Brufen MR comes in a standard dose
Doctor:your pharmacist will know about this medicine.
User:so how many tablets shall i consume
Doctor:If the standard dose isn't available, you can try brufen 200mg twice a day.
User:so how many days shall i continue taking the tablets
Doctor:As i said, you should be alright in 2-3 days time.
Doctor:you can stop the medicine as the pain intensity reduces in couple of days time.
Doctor:If needed the medicine can be taken as and when the intensity increases; but that shouldn't really happen with you.
Doctor:Hope it is clear.
Doctor:Any more questions?
User:no sir thank you
Doctor:Thanks again. Bye for now.
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