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Reduced temperature in the train, followed by dry cough, cold and sore throat. Medications ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
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User:Hi Doctor
Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good Morning Dr
User:I have travelled in AC train and the temp was too low in the coach
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
User:because of that I got dry cough and sore throat
User:mild fever and cold
User:feeling less energetic
Doctor:Sorry again
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:did you take any medication?
User:No Dr.
User:Can you pls suggest a medication
Doctor:Please take Tablet. Sinarest three times a day after food for one day today
Doctor:And please give a day's rest
Doctor:You should be fine tomorrow
User:Sure Dr. Can you also suggest some antibiotic?
Doctor:Antibiotic is not required at the moment
Doctor:Wait and watch for 2 days
Doctor:If it does not subside, you may consider it then
User:Actually I have these symptoms for a week and the train journey made things worse
Doctor:Then you may consider taking an antibiotic like Azithromycin
Doctor:It is a prescription drug
Doctor:Please get it prescribed by your Primary care Physician
User:Sure Dr. Can you pls suggest the dosage incase if I can not XXXXXXX my Dr.
Doctor:I am sorry; it would be unethical of me to prescribe the dosage without examining you
Doctor:I hope you understand by constraint
User:Yes I do. Thanks for your time Dr.
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:get well soon
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:No Dr. Thats all for time being.
User:Thank you.
Doctor:Great day ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
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