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Using clavam 625mg for dry cough. How long should I continue this medicine to get cured?

Sep 2012
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i used clavam 625mg for 5 days still i have very less dry cough can i continue for 2 more days per day 2 i have taken, plum is there
Posted Wed, 28 Nov 2012 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Das Arindam 2 hours later
Thank you for asking a question.
Firstly, from your symptoms, it is clear that you were suffering from upper sometimes experience this sort of dry cough.
You have told that you have taken clavum for 5 days. Clavum contains amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. It is a great drug. But, for a complete action you have to wait for 2 to 3 more days after completion of the drug.
You can continue the drug for 2 more days. Normally, we give this drug as 625 mg three times a day. If you continue it, then you should continue it as per the prescription of your treating doctor.
For the dry cough, you should take an expectorant syrup like grilinctus. Take 2 tsf twice daily.
You can also take a multivitamin agent.
You should take a nutritious diet containing fresh fruits.

So, you can take the clavum 625 mg for 2 more days. Dosing and frequency should be according to the prescription of the treating doctor.

Hope this information suffices. Let me know, if you have any more question.

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