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Had cold, chest infection and then asthma attack. Taking inhaler and antibiotics. How long to continue?

I had a cold that went to a chest infection and then had a nasty asthma attack. My asthma is usually very well controlled.. I have had a nebuliser am on antibiotics and now prednisilone, which I was reluctant to take following an earlier eye reaction to it. I can now breathe a little easier but am still coughing and feeling awful. I am also having 6 puffs 4x a day of Salbutomel and taking my usual inhaler how long before I will be morew like me and not coughing?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Jun 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

The cough results because of secretions in the airways. It actually a protective mechanism to eliminate the harmful germs. So it just needs a week or two for complete remission. Meantime be careful about the general health and hygiene.

Continue to take the medicines as per the prescription. Salbutamol helps to dilate the airways and conveniently allows the secretions to drain or expel. The action is short for you to take 4 times a day.

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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
wice a day
start with tab montelucast 10 mgm twice a day
there is new tretment which doctors are giving instead of steroids
twice weekly dose of methotrxtate you can take that also for 4 weeks
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