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What causes constant cough along with phlegm in the throat despite taking Claritin?

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

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Posted on Fri, 4 May 2018 in General Health
Question: I have been taking 1/2 tablet of Claritin for 4 days before bed. I still cough up a bit of phlegm in the mornings, but not nearly as much as before. And, thankfully I am not gagging and puking. I think your recommendation is working!
Thank you!
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 7 minutes later
Brief Answer:
I am glad that my advice is helping you.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
I am glad that my advice is helping you.
Continue Claritin. Also do warm water gargles 5-6 times a day.
Don't worry, you will be alright.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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