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Is Deriphyllin or Mucorid better for persistent cough?

hello,doctor,my son is 6 years old 25 kg wt,he had fever and cough consulted doctor,and given amoxycillin tab and cough syrup deriphylline.fever subsided,but still he has cough.for second opinion cosulted another doctor she started mucarid cough syrup,asthalin tab and amoxycillin+cloxacillin.but we did not started antibiotic.he is coughing at night in between sleep.which cough syrup is good,mucorid or deriphylline.
Mon, 26 Mar 2018
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hello,

He may be suffering from lower respiratory tract infection, anyway, it will take a few days to recover. Use only one doctor medicine it is good above both consultations showing complete treatment for cough and both are good but don't mix one prescription to another. If symptoms not improved, please consult your doctor he will examine and treat you accordingly.


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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu
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