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Suggest treatment for persistent cough

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Dr. Anshul Varshney

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Practicing since :2009

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Suffering from lot of cough since 4 days.
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
 
 
Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Need details.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to Healthcare Magic. I am Dr Anshul Varshney for your help.
I need a few details to help you better :
1. Is your cough dry or productive?
2. Any fever?
3. What is the color of sputum?
4. Any wheezing that you can hear?
Revert with the asked details for a better help.
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Follow-up: Suggest treatment for persistent cough 2 minutes later
1. productive not dry
2. No Fever or headache
3. color less
4. no
5. Sore Throat only got infected from friend
 
 
Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 3 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Will take 2 weeks.

Detailed Answer:
Hi. Such allergic cough takes 2 weeks to get settled.
No antibiotics are indicated in such case scenario.
I would recommend following in such case:
1. A combination of Levocetrizine and Montelukast once daily in night for 2 weeks.
2. Expectorant syrup like Asthakind Expectorant 7 ml thrice daily for 5 days.
Share my opinion with your doctor.
I hope it helps you.
If you have any further query please ask me.
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