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How can chronic cough along with sore throat be treated?

I went to my doctor this past Thursday with real bad cough, sore throat and feel terrible. She gave an Antibiotics cough syrup Promethazine W/ Codene and told to take Tylenol. Still have bad cough and the cough medicine does not stop the cough I keep myself and my husband awake all night coughing. Got checked for Flu it was negative and chest x-ray No pneumonia. What else to take for cough?
Thu, 9 Aug 2018
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For cough you can have Dextromethorphan, Chlorpeniramine and hot water gargles should be done. That cough is due to bronchial wall irritation or throat infection.



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