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Date : 01-Feb-2018
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor: XXXXXXX here
User:I have a sore throat since past 3 days
User:cold is not there
User:but night time a little coughing is there
Doctor:Do you have fever?
User:i am taking tablet "megamentin 625 mg" tablet since 2 days rwice
User:no fever as o fnow
User:i asked this tablet from medical
Doctor:Continue the same antibiotic
User:since 2 days specifically night time i get pain in throat
User:and i am taking one pain killer night time.
Doctor:but may have to start another tablet for throat pain symptom
Doctor:Name the painkiller ypu are taking
User:could you please provide me any other tablet to stop this pain
User:its bruffen
User:just now 1 hour back i took and pain came down
Doctor:Can take a combination drug like SUMOCOLD
Doctor:twice daily after food
User:but i don't see muh cold symptom doctor
User:only throat pain is more specifically nigt time
Doctor:Also, gragle with antiseptic solutions like Chlohex
Doctor:SUMOCOLD does not help with cold alone,
Doctor:it will reduce the allergic irritation in the throat due to inflammation og throat
User:so i can take sumocold & megamention twice daily
User:for how many days i can take it
Doctor:Megamentin for 5 days
Doctor:Sumocold as long as the sore throat exists but not more than 5 days
User:ok sure Doctor
User:and this antibiotic i started taking isnce 2 days
Doctor:Then complete the course of 5 days
User:for how many days i need to continue this
User:3 more days
Doctor:remaining 3 days more
User:ok sure
User:Thank you Doctor for the advise
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