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Suggest treatment for allergic bronchitis with post nasal drip

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Posted on Fri, 28 Feb 2014
Question: I have dust allergy due to which i get congestion in my lungs for ehich i take levolin rota capsules. Currently am suffrring ftom heavy congestion in lungs and rota capsules are ineffective. I visited a doctor 5 days ago and he prescribed the foll meds Ascoril Deletus d Tab loxof az 500 Doxolin 400 My condition is only half better after taking the meds..have severe throat block n difficulty in swallowing. I called him n he chaged the meds to clavam 625 n trioslam. Kindlt advise Am allergic to amoxcyllin n taking 75 mg off ultta eltrocin fr hypothyroidism RegardsXXXX
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Answered by Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra (1 hour later)
Brief Answer: Do not take clavam if allergic to amoxycillin. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for posting the query on XXXXXXX After going through your query, I would like to comment the following: 1. You seem to be currently suffering from allergic bronchitis with ? post nasal drip. 2. You need to get yourself evaluated from a Pulmonologist in detail. 3. Investigations that may be required are chest xray, PFT, sputum and blood examinations (complete blood counts, seum IgE levels). 4. Currently you need to continue inhalers with antibiotics. If you are allergic to amoxycillin, then please inform the same to your doctor and he will prescribe an alternative antibiotic. 5. Also do you have features suggestive of cold? recurrent breathlessness episodes? If yes then Asthma needs to be ruled out. I hope I have answered your query. I will be glad to answer follow up queries if any. Please accept my answer if you have no follow up queries. Regards Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra MBBS MD DNB Consultant Pulmonologist
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Suggest treatment for allergic bronchitis with post nasal drip

Brief Answer: Do not take clavam if allergic to amoxycillin. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for posting the query on XXXXXXX After going through your query, I would like to comment the following: 1. You seem to be currently suffering from allergic bronchitis with ? post nasal drip. 2. You need to get yourself evaluated from a Pulmonologist in detail. 3. Investigations that may be required are chest xray, PFT, sputum and blood examinations (complete blood counts, seum IgE levels). 4. Currently you need to continue inhalers with antibiotics. If you are allergic to amoxycillin, then please inform the same to your doctor and he will prescribe an alternative antibiotic. 5. Also do you have features suggestive of cold? recurrent breathlessness episodes? If yes then Asthma needs to be ruled out. I hope I have answered your query. I will be glad to answer follow up queries if any. Please accept my answer if you have no follow up queries. Regards Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra MBBS MD DNB Consultant Pulmonologist