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What is the suggested medication for severe cold? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:hello doctor
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:s doctor.
User:since couple of days my wife is suffering with severe cold, tried medicines, but no use..
User:now she has breathing problem also.. breathing through her mouth..
User:and feeling severe body aches..
User:no fever.
Doctor:What medicines did she try?
User:dolo was used..
User:but no use dr
User:symptoms continued
Doctor:any other medicine along with dolo?
Doctor:She has not taken any medicine for cold then
Doctor:I would prescribe Tablet Allercet DC to my patients at night for 3 days for relief from cold
Doctor:along with this, steam inhalation thrice daily with karvol plus nasocaps for 3 days
User:tablets only at night?
User:does it give relief from blockage of nose dr?
Doctor:yes, it does
Doctor:very effective medicine
User:and for body pains dr?
Doctor:she can continue to take dolo 650mg every 6 hrs
Doctor:wish your wife a quick recovery
User:hope so dr, thank you very much..
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:any more queries for now?
User:no dr
User:thanks once again..
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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