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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yoyu?
User :   This is Santhosh.
User :   I am suffering from cough since last 2 weeks.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I had visited doctor near by and they priscribed the medicines below.
User :   SN-15
User :   Trulimax 500mg
User :   and a cough syrup, I am unable to retrive the name
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but still i am having cough.
User :   Its dry cough
User :   Please suggest me.
Doctor :   Ok, Could you let me know the generic name of SN-15
User :   Ok
Doctor :   It must be analgesic and NSAID
User :   Peptidase & Nimesulude.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Nimesullude"
Doctor :   Since how many days have you been taking this?
User :   one week
User :   i have completed the dose.
Doctor :   Has your antibiotic course come to an end?
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Previously did you have expectoration?
Doctor :   And fever?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you again getting exposed to cold weather or cold foods?
User :   no
Doctor :   Usually common cold must get subsided in a week , if not two.
Doctor :   There is not much to worry as your symptoms suggest.but,
Doctor :   I advise you to take
Doctor :   1.Steam inhalation with Karvol plus/Sinarest every day in the night before you go to bed.
User :   O
User :   Ok
Doctor :   2. Do some good physical exercise before you sleep for 15mins.
Doctor :   3. Continue with the syrup or can discuss with the doctor about change in syrup for dry cough.
Doctor :   4. Do salt water gargling after you wake up and before you sleep.
Doctor :   * Salt luke warm water.
Doctor :   5.Take some eucalyptus oil and put it on the bed sheet so that it has a soothing effect & good sleep usually reduces the cold & cough very soon.
Doctor :   Do you follow.
User :   Yes
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   If it does not subside in 3-4 days you need to go and reconsult.
Doctor :   I cannot prescribe as I have not physically seen you, So Take care, Thanks for consulting me, Bye for now.
User :   Do you suggest any syrup for dry cough.
User :   Beacase i get pain in throat while cough as coughing continue for some time.
Doctor :   I cannot prescribe as I have not physically seen you and it is a prescription drug which is against medical ethics, I can at the max. prescribe Grillinctus BM syrup thrice daily and Strepsils intermittently.
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Himalaya Koflet syrup & tabs. also might be helpful.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me,
Doctor :   Is there anything else, Hope you get well soon.
User :   No thanks.
Doctor :   Take care,bye for now.
User :   bye
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