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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   My 84 yo father has a cough. He also is taking several meds. Avapro, Furosemide, plavix, vytorin. what is save to give him fo rthe cough
Doctor :   what kind of cough is it?
Doctor :   dry/productive??
User :   non productive. kind of sounds like he aspirated some saliva. but it has been constant for the last couple of hours
Doctor :   u there?
Doctor :   u there?
User :   yes
User :   im still here
Doctor :   ok
User :   im just worried about high blood pressure and if any of the cough products are better for that
Doctor :   did he have similar complaints before?
User :   no, new today
Doctor :   what medication he has taking for hypertension?

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