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Asthmatic, taken anti-tetanus shot, dealing with severe breathing problems. Safe to take Co-amoxiclav and ac-nex syrup?

im given anti tetanus last week with diff doctor that if i get colds i can only take paracetamolafter 4dys now im having hard time breathing because i have asthma my new doctor prescribed co amoxiclav and ac-nex syrup. is it okay if i take this? my upper part of my stomach aches when i start coughing is it related of what am i taking meds.? hope you can help me. thanks
Asked On : Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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Co Amoxiclav can be safely taken in Asthma. Regarding ac-nex syrup (its an anti cold syrup), I would recommend that you check if it contains an ingredient called phenylpropanol amine and can discuss with your doctor regarding its need. This is so because different countries have different policies regarding this ingredient.
Pain in abdomen may sometimes be related to vigorous coughing and should subside on the relief of chest symptoms. You may take an antacid tablet for symptomatic relief in consultation with your doctor.


Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra
Consultant Pulmonologist
Answered: Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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