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What medicine can be taken for mild throat infection for a diabetic? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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User:Can you please suggest me
User:mild throat infction medicine for diabetic patient
User:and good eye dropes for diabetic patient
Doctor:Diabetics should not take any medicine without the knowledge of the treating physician, it can lead to un necessary complicatons
Doctor:YOu can in fact opt for home remedies
User:OK .
User:But physician is not in town
User:soo can you suggest
Doctor:You can use DISPRIN gargles for throat infection
Doctor:TUSQ lozenges thrice a day
Doctor:Put DISPRIN dispersible tablet in warm water and gargle thrice a day
User:and eye drops ?
Doctor:What is the problem with the eye
User:as such no probs
User:but due to heat .. mild pain and iching .
Doctor:REFRESH eye drops, one drop in each eye
Doctor:5 times a day
Doctor:This can add some tear layer to the eye and help reduce itching
User:Its good for diabetic patient and no sideeffcts
Doctor:They are relatively safe drugs
Doctor:I insist again not to take any medication without the knowledge of the treating physician.
Doctor:So these medicines which I suggested should be used now and told to the doctor once he comes back
Doctor:Are you with me?
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now
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