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    What causes cough along with throat mucus, throat irritation and body aches?

Posted on Thu, 3 Aug 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I have cough from yesterday and mostly it is irritating throat. I do get small amount of mucus when I cough and today morning when i woke up it was more.

I feel that mucus is only there and collected in my throat and no chest congestion. No cold as well.

Now i have little body pain without fever and took one dolo and sleeping.

Please advise any medication for the condition described above especially fir the irritating cough.
Answered by Dr. Geeta Sundar 5 hours later
Brief Answer:
any over a counter cough and cold preparation

Detailed Answer:

I will advise you to take any over a counter cough and cold preparation like Sinarest/Vicks action 500--half tablet four times a day, Fexofenadine 120 (like Allegra) once a day, and any cough syrup containing Bromhexine/Guaphenesin--like Zedex/Grilinctus BM 2 tsp twice a day, with Paracetamol (crocin etc) whenever body ache is more. Take all for three to seven days.

If no improvement or you get breathless, please see a doctor immediately.


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