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Date : 13-Jul-2014
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User:i am suffering from bad cold and cough, please advise
Doctor:What kind of symptoms have you been suffering from and for how long?
User:i am having running nose and my throat is also very bad.
Doctor:for how long have these symptoms and the cough been around?
User:around 15 days and it is becoming back day by day
Doctor:I see
Doctor:Ok, well there are a few medications I would like you to take
Doctor:I would like you to take 10ml of syrup Ascoril during the day when the coughing starts
Doctor:and Syrup TusQ-Dx before bed, same amount
Doctor:I want you to do steam inhalation for 5-10 minutes at a time every 3-4 hours when at home
Doctor:Finally, given the length of the symptoms, I think it may be worth it to take a course of lvaquin 500mg twice daily for 5 days.
User:Thanks alot Dr.
Doctor:Always Happy to help
Doctor:Anything else?
User:nothing else. thanks.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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