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Having fever, headache, runny and stuffy nose, cough, heart rate increased. Taking dayquil. What should i do?

I have been working with little sleep for the past week and I developed aches and chills that come and go with a light fever, headache , runny and stuffy nose that drains yellow, and starting to develop a cough and heart rate has increased from 80 to 100 beats per min. I have been taking dayquil it really only helps a little. What is this and what should I do?
Asked On : Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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I have read your questions and from my clinical experience I can say that you need an antibiotic, I fine very good response in my patients of respiratory tract infection with cefixime 200 mg twice a day, with this I give paracetamol and aceclofenac combination , may be 3 time - for fever and should also take some antacid to cut acidity.

it is always better to do warm saline gargals and take steam inhalation for quick response.

When ever there is sputum formation and fever, it suggest that one has infection and. go for a good antibiotic.

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Answered: Thu, 9 Jan 2014
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