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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How can chronic cough be treated?

I have had a cough with mucus for over two weeks. I have been taking an antibiotic which I thought was helping at first, now, 5 days later it seems to have little effect. If anything I think I’m getting worse. I’m wondering if this may be viral as opposed to bacterial? Shirley
Fri, 23 Feb 2018
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I want to know does the mucus secretion come out as well and what colour is it if it does? also mention the quantity ?
Get a chest xray done and a sputum microscopy done as well
Also take
Tab. augmentin 650mg 1-0-1 for 5 days
Tab Pan40 1-0-0 before meals for 5 days
syrup cough 1-1-1 if cough is present
Follow up with the reports
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