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Posted on Tue, 8 Aug 2017 in Infections
Question: Hi doctor,
I am using TB drugs for lymph node tb for 5 months.... Due to change in whether(mansoon) I am having cold,running nose.... Is it normal?
Can I take any other tablets for cold?
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
You can take Cetrizine

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for the query.

It is common to have reactionary cold to the changing weather. Though you are taking TB medications you can still take tab CETRIZINE one tablet at night for the runny nose. Steam inhalation with vicks can be tried twice before taking Cetrizine 10mg tablet.

Let me know if you have any more questions.
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