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Pregnant, got fever. Any medicine safe during pregnancy ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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User:Hi Dr. My Name is XXXXXXX
Doctor:Good Morning
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX
User:Good morning doctor
Doctor:Hello Mr. XXXXXXX how can I help you?
User:My Wife is 4 months pregnant. It was absolutely normal till now
User:today morning she caught fever and cold
User:can u prescribe a medicine which can be given during pregnancy?
Doctor:I can give you symptomatic suggestions, which can be followed.
User:that will be great Dr.
Doctor:She can take Tab. Calpol 650mg 3 times daily, after food.
Doctor:That will help in reducing fever.
Doctor:Let her continue it for 3-5 days if fever is persisting.
Doctor:2. Steam inhalation with Carvol Plus capsules 2-3 times daily.
Doctor:Those are capsules which is available in the pharmacy.
Doctor:Boil some water and you can drop those capsules into the water. Then inhaling the steam will reduce the cold and congestion.
Doctor:3. Drink only warm water.
Doctor:4. Avoid having cold or refrigerated food items.
Doctor:5. Tab. Celin 500mg (Vitamin C) - Chewable tablets, can be taken twice daily, for 5 days.
Doctor:That helps in boosting the immunity.
Doctor:These measures should help.
User:ok. I hope this medication is safe during pregnancy ?
Doctor:In case, it does not get better by 3-4 days, she will need to consult the family physician.
Doctor:Yes. These medications are proven to be safe during pregnancy.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:ok..Thanks a lot
User:sure ..I noted all the medicines
Doctor:Hope I had been able to help.
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you on?
User:Sure Dr. It's a great help..Thanks a lot for your time
Doctor:Thanks Mr. XXXXXXX for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a nice day !!
User:Have a nice day..b bye !
Doctor:Bye for now.
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