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Treatment for cough which lasts for 10 days

I am a 41 yrs old female, suffering from dry cough for last 10 days, which is worse at night, unable to sleep properly for last 4-5 days, is not responding to dextromethorphan or codiene containing syrups. I already had a course of antibiotics ( amoxycillin+ clavulanic acid) for 5 days. no fever, History of bronchial asthma in mother. Kindly tell treatment and preventive measures to be taken in future.
Asked On : Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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it can be an asthmatic cough. you can continue dexthromethorphan syrup, along with that use wysolone tablets 10 mg three times a day after food. should help. try to avoid any allergen causing a trigger like dust, pollen, cold foods or cold water. if symptoms still continue or recurs, need to start on inhalers & preventers for the same.
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