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Diabetic and also asthmatic. Use nebulizer with two medicine. Caught cold, can Delsym be taken?

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I'm a diabetic type 2 and also asthmatic I have to use a nebulized with two different medicine morning and night plus during the day. I caught a cold last week and now it's in my chest and I would like to know if I can take delsym for my coughing until I see my plumory dr.
Posted Sun, 6 Oct 2013 in Lung and Chest disorders
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 43 minutes later
Thanks for the query.
brief answer....yes,you can take it.
Detailed answer...This medicine has DEXTROMETHORPHAN and is a cough suppressant which can be used for cough caused by cold.
Avoid taking cold drinks for sometime and drink plenty of hot liquids like hot tea,coffee,hot soups etc.
I hope it helps you however ypu may revert to me for any further query.
Best of luck
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