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Medication for persisting cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi..
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have cough & phlegm (yellow/green/white)
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what are the medicines sud be taken for this?
Doctor :   Since when is the problem and is there any cold, fever or nose block now?
User :   I have taken zocef
User :   no cold..
User :   problem is since last 1 month..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did this ever happen before?
User :   cough is also there..
User :   yes..
User :   this happens once ayear
Doctor :   I suggest that you take GRILINCTUS
1-2 tsfs 2-3 times a day.
Doctor :   It could cause sedation.
User :   ok..
User :   any antibiotic?
Doctor :   As you have already finished your antibiotic course,
Doctor :   the infection will take time to subside
User :   i just took 2 antibiotic..
Doctor :   at least 1-2 weeks the cough will persist.
User :   ZOCEF..
User :   cefuroxime axetil..
Doctor :   For how many days did you use it?
User :   2 days..
User :   1 ech..
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   sud I take more?
Doctor :   You may need it for a longer time if the cough does not subside
Doctor :   for another week.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   You may need to get some tests done also if the symptoms dont subside.

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