Suggest treatment for severe cough

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Posted on Fri, 16 Sep 2016 in General Health
Question: Hello Dr XXXXXXX

I have cough problem. For several days. But it is not curing. I have consulted to doctor. But he only suggest a few medicine which is govt. And free of cost. Please suggest. Help.
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Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Oral Benadryl syrup will help.

Detailed Answer:
Hello, Sir

I can certainly understand your concern.

I have worked through your query in detail.

Cough in your case need to be effectively treated.

I generally prescribe oral syrup of Benadryl 5ml thrice a day for 5-7 days.

This will help to normalise the cough.

In case if cough doesn't resolve after after 7 days, I advise you to go for a chest X-ray.

Post your further queries if any.

Thank you.

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