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Suggest treatment for chest congestion, severe cough, headache, body aches and fever

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Posted on Fri, 11 May 2018 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: What should I do? Chest congested, hard cough but nothing coming loose. Head ache, body aches and just measured almost 100 degrees.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 53 minutes later
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Start N acetyl cystine.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
I have gone through the drug list you have mentioned.
In my opinion, you should start N acetyl cystine (NAC).
It is mucolytic and expectorant drug.
It willingly help in chest congestion and cough.
Please let me know if you are smoker or having breathlessness.
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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