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Chest pain. On amoxicillin. Have cold, cough and nausea. Suggest expectorant

65 yrs Female: Suffering from chest infection: Dr prescribed Amoxicillin + potassium clavulinate + sporolac (what time the patient should be given sporolac?). Two hours before anitobiotic. Also she has cough, cold and fever ( nausea ): She has been given rabeprazole+domiperidone, cetrizine, paracetemol: I feel she should be given antacid like gelusil +cetrizine+ paracetemol: Its bit too much for age to give so any medicine. Also, please suggest an expectorant (one active). She has history of asthma. Please advise!
Asked On : Tue, 18 Sep 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi manish,
Welcome to HCM!
Thanks for posting your query. I am happy to address your questions. The antacid is already been given in the form of rabeprazole + domperidone to take care of nausea as well. The sporolac can be given before the meals as it will prevent gastric upsets. She can be added TusQ- X which has terbutaline and bromhexine (which will benefit her as well). Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions, I will be happy to help. Thanks
Answered: Thu, 20 Sep 2012
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