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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How to treat chronic cough in pregnancy?

Hello Doc, I am currently26 weeks pregnant, and suffering from chronic cough due to which I have pain in chest & abdomen.

I have been taking robitussin cough syrup & home some treatment, but it's not helping much. I cough thoughout the day & night, and hardly getting any sleep.

Kindly help me, what is the best treatment for this condition.

I would greatly appreciate your advise.


Mon, 26 Oct 2015
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you need to start with antibiotic for upper respiratory tract infection like azithromycin 500 1 tab odac for 6 days
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