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Medicines for severe cold and sore throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Doc, are you there?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXhere
User :   Is this Dr. XXX?
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Sorry Dr.XXX
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Well, I am been having severe cold for the past 4 days with sore throat. Pls adivce
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms like fever, cough?
User :   having cough for 2 days
Doctor :   Is the cough dry or productive? Do you have fever?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   Its dry cough. i dont have fever
User :   the chat is slow...
Doctor :   1)For cold you can take Sinarest tab twice a day.
Doctor :   2)For cough you can take Benadryl syrup 1 tbsp twice a day
Doctor :   3)Take steam inhalation after adding Karvol plus in the water 3 times a day
Doctor :   4)Do salt water gargle 3 times a day.
Doctor :   5)Take proper rest and avoid any cold items.
User :   Doc, have tried benadryl and sinarest. has not worked, I am not comfortable with steam inhalation as it irritates my inner nose. Can you suggest any alternate medicines?
Doctor :   1)Take syrup Grilinctus or 1 tbsp of honey and one lemon juice and 1 drop of ginger and 1 tulsi leaf after adding in warm water.
Doctor :   2)For cold you can take Tab Febrex Plus
User :   Great. Will try your suggestion. Thank you..
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   No doctor. That is all for the day. thank you again..
Doctor :   Thanks for consultation, bye for now
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