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Suggest treatment for cold and mild fever

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Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta

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Posted on Tue, 5 Aug 2014 in General Health
Question: Hi.,
please suggest me tablet for cold and mild fever.
No uneasyness.. I am able to eat. No other problem.. But my nose is running like a tap, which is quite embracing. I can feel some raise in temperature also.
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Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 3 hours later
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Hello,
Thanks for the query.
Your symptoms suggest you are having cold virus.
Treatment involves ...
Avoiding ice cold drinks
Take tablet paracetamol for fever or bodyache
You can take ALLEGRA  180 mg once a day for 3-4 days.It would help in stopping the running nose.
Put OTRIVIN nasal drops twice a day if your nose gets blocked.
Since it is a viral problem,there is no need to take any antibiotic.
You should be all right in next 3-5 days.
I hope it helps,however you may revert to me for any further query.
Best of luck
Thanks
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