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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Is it sufficient to take Benocide and Xyzal for cold ,cough and asthma?

Sir, I am suffering from cold ,cough and asthma also there. For the last one month The coughing is more in the night and could not sleep. doctor gave the tablets benocide forte 100mg twice and xyzal twice and beclate inhaler . we have been using for the last 10 days and there is no improvement , every 2to 3 mins coughing is there abd could not sleep whole night. even while laying down we are elevating the head by pillows, applying vaporubs for chest and nose also.
Could you pl. suggest something to overcome the problem.
Fri, 4 Jul 2014
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Hi,I gone through your query and understand your concern.

Your symptoms are suggestive of asthma.Would you please tell me when was your asthma first diagnosed?

If I were the treating physician,I would do the objective test(spirometry) to confirm the diagnosis.Then I would advise you to:
>Avoid triggers(eg.cold,dust pollen etc) as possible
>Bronchodilator inhaler(eg.Salbutamol) as required to relieve breathlessness
>Steroid inhaler to control frequent and further attack
>Antihistamine like cetrizine if requied.

Since this is a prescription medicine ,so my advise is :please consult with a respiratory medicine specialist to confirm the diagnosis and get proper treatment accordingly.

Hope this helps you.If you have further queries,please do not hesitate in writing us.Wish you good health.
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