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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   User :   33 years old
Doctor :   hello

Doctor :   Proceed with your query?
User :   i am sufferung from cough since last 4 months
Doctor :   Are you married?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Dou you have fever, cold, headache
User :   doctors are suspected on dust alergy
Doctor :   Dou you get flem?
User :   No sir i dont have such symptoms
User :   flem ? i don't understand
Doctor :   Have you taken treatment or seen doctor for the same?
Doctor :   Sputum
Doctor :   Doyou get secretions while coughing out
User :   i am taking Levocetirizine tablets once in evry two days
User :   with that i am normal
Doctor :   How you are feeling with the tablet?
Doctor :   Do you smoke
User :   if i stop taking that again i will suffer frome caough
User :   no sir, i nevre smoked in my life
Doctor :   Do you get wheezing?
User :   i am pure veg
Doctor :   This may be allergic brochitis, continue levocetrizine
User :   some times durng cold i get wheezing
Doctor :   Avoid dusty areas, smoke
Doctor :   Are you asthmatic?
User :   ok sir

Doctor :   Do you have history of allergy?
Doctor :   Consult a chest physician for physical examination
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   ok
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   yes sir
User :   it was disconnected after 5 minutes
Doctor :   it is free trial for first 5 mins
Doctor :   later u need to make payment
Doctor :   to continue chat
Doctor :   if u like the service
User :   yes now i paid RS40
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how long u have being taking levocetrizine
User :   last 3months sir
User :   one tablet for every two day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any time did they do chest xray or sputum exmaination?
Doctor :   examination sorry
User :   No sir, my doctor was telling that it is not so series
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have fever during evening time
User :   is there any side affects of Levocetirizine?
Doctor :   or back achethese days along with cough?
User :   no sir, i don't have any symtoms apart from caugh
Doctor :   yes , every medicine has side effects
Doctor :   but benefits of the medicine will outweigh the risks
User :   some times i uese to get heaaches
Doctor :   ok
User :   headache
Doctor :   fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat,weakness, tremors (uncontrolled shaking), or sleep problems (insomnia),severe restless feeling, hyperactivity,confusion,problems with vision,urinating less than usual or not at al
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   these are the side effects of cetirizine
Doctor :   headache does occur as side effects
User :   so what should i do?
User :   shall i continue taking it?
Doctor :   did this headache start since the time u had this medicine
User :   headaches is very rare may be once in week.
Doctor :   dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling, dry mouth sore throat, cough, nausea, constipation; or

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   headache can due to other reasons as well
Doctor :   i would suggest to you to consult the physician again
User :   ya, i too feel like that
Doctor :   if the headache is persisting
Doctor :   get ur eyes test
Doctor :   ed
Doctor :   tested
Doctor :   it can be due to refractive errors as well
Doctor :   or can be due to stress
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   if u have any doubts
Doctor :   u can please ask us
User :   i work infornt of computer always
Doctor :   how long
User :   from last 3 years
Doctor :   when was the last time around u had ur eyes tested
User :   no sir, i never tested it
Doctor :   get it tested
User :   OK sir
Doctor :   it could ur headache is due to refractive error
Doctor :   also u need to take regular breaks
Doctor :   when u work
Doctor :   make sure ur room is adequately lite
Doctor :   where u work
Doctor :   atleast wash ur eyes three times a day with cold water
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   drink lot of water when u work
Doctor :   i will be sending u document on CRI
Doctor :   please go through it
Doctor :   it has got instructions
User :   Ok sir
Doctor :   prevent injuries
User :   hope you have my email id
Doctor :   due to prolonged working
Doctor :   in front of ur pc
Doctor :   please confirm ur contact details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY

Mobile : 0000
User :   yes thats right
User :   sir,
i am much worried about Levocetirizine.
Doctor :   u will be getting the document within 24 working hours
User :   shall continue taking it
Doctor :   how long were u prescribed
Doctor :   how many days?
Doctor :   dont take it for too long
Doctor :   u need to consult the physician
Doctor :   again
Doctor :   if ur not finding any relief
User :   sorry sir, i didn't understood your question
Doctor :   how long was the medicine prescribed for you
Doctor :   how many days i mean,how many days did the doctor suggested you to take the medicine
User :   earlier doctor prescibed for 15 days
User :   2 tablets per day
Doctor :   ok
User :   last time when i visited, they told 1 tableted per day
Doctor :   did you finish the course of medicine
Doctor :   ok
User :   after that now i am taking 1 tablets per 2 day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would suggest you to consult the same doctor again
User :   if i dont take the table even after 2 days, i will find symptom of cough
Doctor :   and get yourself evaluated again
Doctor :   ok
User :   OK sir
Doctor :   if the cough is persisting for long time
Doctor :   u need to get xray done
Doctor :   and also get a sputum examination as well
User :   OK sir,
User :   How can i get back to you for querries?
User :   How can i get back to you for querries?

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