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Cough,cold, phlegm - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   DR XXXXXXXX here
User :   I am suffering from cold, headache, phlegm
User :   cough
User :   wet cough
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   From when
Doctor :   Any fever.
User :   I met with the doctor and was prescribed following medicines: Briacrex-A syrup - morning and evening, Azibact - 500 - 1 a day and levoriz - 1 a day. I have been taking these but the problem is not yet solved, though it's better. What do you advice?
User :   No fever
User :   Had this for the past 1 week. Phlegm has been there for the past 10 days
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Did you tak eany medications for this.
Doctor :   ok you have taken all these.
User :   I met the doctor and got these medicines prescribed last Friday
User :   yes
Doctor :   Have you taken nebulisation
User :   no. I don't have any breathing problem as such
Doctor :   No for the phlegm
Doctor :   It will help clear your congestion .
User :   what is nebulisation?
Doctor :   It can be given for numerous reasons.
Doctor :   It is warm vapor mixed with medication.
Doctor :   It releives immediately your cough and cold. Do it twice a day.
User :   doctor did advise steam inhalation with little vicks vaporub put in water.
User :   I could not do it
User :   Is that what you call nebulisation?
Doctor :   no not have to go to a nursing home for that.
Doctor :   It is elecrical device.
User :   I don't think it's so bad. It's better after taking the medication but I am not still at ease/or as normal
Doctor :   Vicks is not so effective,they will give you budecort inhaler.
User :   shall i continue the medication or would you recommend a change
Doctor :   That is why i told you.
Doctor :   have you taken the medications for 5 days.
Doctor :   You can take leekuf -dextromethorphan content twice a day 2 sp
User :   no. I have been taking the medication since saturday - so it is 3 days till yesterday. I don't think I have asthma
Doctor :   Budecort is given for numerous causes not only for asthma.
Doctor :   Continue your tablet for 2 mmore days.
Doctor :   Use only boiled drinking water.Hot soups and hot food.No oily food.
Doctor :   No juices from outside.
User :   I am weary of using any asthma related medicines. Yes, will continue the medicines for 2 more days. Will use boiled water and will take hot foods and soups and avoid oily food
User :   any more advice?
Doctor :   They are mucolytic medicines given to avoid chest congestion and relaxes the wind pipe.
Doctor :   You can try Leekuf syrup.
User :   Is it any different from Bricarex A
Doctor :   yes.
Doctor :   pharmocologically.
Doctor :   Any more queries.
User :   No. Thnx.
Doctor :   Kindly login for further medical queries.Take care.
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