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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi GE !
User :   on Thursday by noon i got a runnin nose all of a sudden..
User :   and by evening the right nose start getting blocked and there was an irritation in
User :   above my throat..
User :   i started Synarest and NOVADAY on that day itself till yesterday morning..
User :   i was fine till this evening 4 'clock.
User :   but from then i am feeling throat itching and a mild headack..
User :   i did salt gaurgle and took a cought syrup..
User :   the cough is dry
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Thats a good history you have provided
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just one more thing
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may I know your age, gender, height & weight?
User :   29/M/5.9"/73
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OK
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You are having
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upper respiratory tract/throat infection
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which most likely is not going to settle down so easily
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unless you take antibiotics
User :   am taking NOVADAY
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Does it pain when you swallow?
User :   not yet.. 'it 'll if i didn't offer a medication today !
User :   it happened sometime back after this situation
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Since when are you
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taking NOVADAY ?
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how many tablets?
User :   from thursday afternoon / 1-0-0
User :   May I know

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who prescribed it & why?
User :   my cusine bro is a physician.. over the phone we had a chat and he prescribed it..
User :   if u don mind can we have a fast conversation since i need to rush to vijaynagar and check for medical shops.
User :  
Sure
User :   thx
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but could you teel me why he
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prescribed it
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Could you tell me whats in the contents of NOVADAY ?
User :   levofloxacin tab ip
User :   its 500 mg
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OK thats good
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finish the course
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how long has he asked you to take it
User :   5 days.
User :   1 more left right now for tmrw
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So you are supposed
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to get well by tomorrow evening
User :   i feel a different symptoms from thrsday to today..
User :   today am getting throat itching and head ack which i was not having
User :   on thursday
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Are you a known patient
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of sinusitis?
User :   nop
User :   i don have!
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Do you have tenderness over your cheek bones
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or forehead?
User :   tenderness i couldn't get the meaning
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or between to nose/bridge of nose>?
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Tenderness is pain on pressing
User :   no i don have now.. and also when am healthy..
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OK you can add
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WOKADINE Gargle to the
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current treatment
User :   is it a liquid?
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continue Sinarest & for 2 additional daysNOVADAY
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Yes it is a liquid
User :   ok..
User :   is it fine if i go for sinarest content ?
User :   and nowadays till monday?
User :   NOVADAY!
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Sinarest will give
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symptomatic relief
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so take till you have symptoms
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Continue Novaday till wedessday
User :   ok
User :   and gargling how many time/day
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Inspite of this if you continue
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to have throat ache, then you will need a new antibiotic
User :   ok
User :   WOKADINE how many times / day?
User :  
3 times a day, after a meal is better
User :   ok thx doc!
User :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   last one sinarest till wednesday as well 3 times per day?
User :   yes
User :   ok
User :   thank you and have a nice evening !
User :   bye
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User :   sure
User :  
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