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23 male had heavy dry cough for 1.5 yrs. Can I continue with the tables that has been prescribed for me ?

hello Dr, I am 23 male working.i had heavy dry cough for 1.5 yrs not severe all the time. I have taken x-ray and TB test. Both the tests are normal. For past two months, it is severe and when i went to my family doctor , He advised me to take the below tablets for 30days: Salbutamol - 1 for a day(1/2 for motning and night) Alday- 1 for a day(1/2 for motning and night) Do i need to take any other tests. If i continue the above tablets will it be ok. Please advise.. Thank you for your Suggestions
Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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Get an eosnophil count done...sometimes long standing cough is due to some allergy in the environment or your occupation...if the count is high, then take an anti allergic drug
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