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Pregnant. Having chest congestion. Is it safe to take deriphillyn injection?

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Posted on Wed, 2 Jan 2013 in Pregnancy
Question: Hi, I am 5 weeks pregnant and am asthmatic since
childhood. I m having chest congestion due to which
my asthama has increased.is it safe to take deriphillyn injection? If yes please recommended the dosage
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Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 19 minutes later
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
For acute asthmatic attacks, you can take injection deriphyllin. But having a salbutamol inhaler or a nebulisation will offer a better and instant relief from the congestion. You can consult a physician for appropriate dosage regimens according to your built and the clinical symptoms.
Hope this answers your query. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
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Wishing you good health.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal.

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