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Taking novolox and zedex for bronchial problems. Looking for effective treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:my mom is suffering from broncho problem , she has been given novolox and zedex...for 5days , which she has taken..she still has a congetion...can wegive her deriphiline
User:she has a past history of brncho pnemonia , takes seroflo, catastrophy for wheezing
Doctor:deriphylline is a bronchodilator ,
Doctor:and is given when she has wheezing
Doctor:does she have such issues ?
User:she has a very lilttle wheezing...but chest congetion is there...
Doctor:in that case, if she has wheezing, you can give her the medication, as your doctor has prescribed them
User:hence I was asking should be continue zedex or can we give her deriphiline
User:antibiotics is making her very weak.
Doctor:you can give zedex, as it is a cough reducer
Doctor:and it is a expectorant
Doctor:deriphylline will also help in case she has wheezing
User:this has helped reduced the lil worried as she still has the chest congestion...
Doctor:that is fine
Doctor:it will subside
Doctor:I would suggest her to take a MEDICATION called, SEPTILIN 1 tab 2 times a day
Doctor:this is a immunobooster, and will help her get better well
User:is it a vitamin
User:then wht does it it something related to cough and cold
Doctor:it is a immunomodulator, which removes secretions and debris in the lungs, etc and helps in better recovery
Doctor:it improves the function of immune cells like WBC, macrophages, etc
User:does it have any side effects.
Doctor:it is a Ayurvedic medication, with no side effects at all
User:okay , thank you....with this she will feel better & active
Doctor:give her good rest and she will get better
Doctor:bye for now
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