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Suffering with cold and throat infection. Suggest medication? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jul-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Hallo Doctor
User:very good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:i am suffering with cold and throat infection from 2 days
User:can you prescribe me any medicine please
Doctor:You could take tablet Cetrizine after food
Doctor:It is a prescription drug
User:is it a one time medicine or a course?
Doctor:Along with this, do gargling with warm water
Doctor:You could take it for 2 to 3 days
User:how many times a day?
Doctor:It is usually taken at bed time around 10 mg
User:oh ok
User:any precautionary measures to be taken??
Doctor:You must stay warm
Doctor:Take only warm water to drink
Doctor:Avoid spicy and cold food
Doctor:Rest well
Doctor:The drug causes little drowsiness, you can take it at night while you go to bed
User:Ok Shanthi, thanx for your advice, i will follow this
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Bye for now
User:thanx, bye
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