Suggest treatment for nasal congestion, cough and altered taste in mouth

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Posted on Wed, 15 Jun 2016 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Hi i had the cold/ virus really bad 14th - 18th April 2016. Fever, cough, sore throat and runny nose. Went to doctor got cerozim tablets [antibiotic] for 5 days and brozeet syrup 5ml twice a day. I am much better now but not fully recovered . Medication is finished.
Still have cough and nasal congestion and have very little taste in my mouth.
Could you advice me how to proceed,
thanks
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Answered by Dr. Krunal Karade 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
You need to continue treatment plan for 7 more days .

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for the query.

I have read your query , reviewed your medications and understand your concern.

If I were your treating Doctor for this case , I would advice
Antiseptic chlorhexidine Mouth Wash twice daily ,
Saline nasal rinse or spray thrice daily ,
Tab paracetamol twice daily for inflammation ,
Tab vitamin C twice daily &
Antihistaminic Tab Claritin (Loratadine 10mg) at night for 7 more days.

You will get relief .

Hope this information helpful to you .If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.

Regards.

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