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Medicines to be carried on travel - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi good afternoon....
Doctor :   Hi
User :   This is from Chennai.....
User :   Travelling to US by this 26th.....
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   Could you please suggest me what kind of general medicenes that I can carry?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I shall give you a list of the important drugs , please do let me know if you have any chronic problems and your age please ?
User :   Will get cold in every 4 to 5 months with climate changes, other than that nothing. I'm of 26 yr old.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   1. Cetrizine tabs 1 srtip
Doctor :   2. Sinarest tab 1 strip
Doctor :   3. Dolo 650 mg tab 1 strip
Doctor :   4. Karvol plus steam inhalation 1 strip
Doctor :   5. Koflet lozenges
Doctor :   6. Grillinctus cough syrup
Doctor :   7. Domstal for vomitings 1 strip
Doctor :   8. Loperamide or Imodium tabs. for diarrhea
Doctor :   9.RANTAC tab. for acidity
Doctor :   All these are OTC drugs in US
Doctor :   But you need to carry a prescription with these if you take from India.
User :   okie.....
User :   when 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 can be used? Dosage?
Doctor :   Do you any thing else I can help you with ?
Doctor :   1. is a prescription drug in India , on which i should not advise you
Doctor :   2.2 tabs. per day one morning - one evening
Doctor :   3. Max 3 per day at 8 hrs interval
Doctor : once in morning and once in the night before you sleep
Doctor :   5.koflets can be had not more than 6 per day if you have cough
Doctor :   Hope you have followed ?
User :   That's all I need....
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Thank you for ocnsulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   Thanks for your valuable time and suggestion
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