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Suffering from cold and cough. Taking antibiotics, persistent cough with phlegm. Will cheston cold help?

Hi Doctor, I have been to XXXXX in December and got cold & cough, went to ENT specialist and he gave few antibiotics and cough syrup . Cough lasted for 3 weeks or so and after taking the treatment infection in the throat went off but since then I am having occasional cough sometimes with flem, is it ok to take cheston cold for this?
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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Hi thanks for your question.
Cheston contains cetrizine,paracetomol and phenylpropanolamine.This combination will dry up screations and will not clear the phelgom. you need a cough syrup which contains mucolytic for reduction of phelgm such as bromohexine and ambroxol.Any cough which remains persistent for more than 3 weeks needs investigation.I would suggests you to consult to a physion specialist to will be able to evaluate you for persistent cough
Hope this answers your question.
Answered: Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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