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Suffering from Asthma and itchy throat, taking Salbutamol inhaler and Cetirizinefor cough. Suggestion?

i have a very itchy throat. i am asthmatic and i have been on salbutamol inhaler 2 puffs tid. also, i am taking butamirate citrate with cetirizine both tid because my cough is very persistent and it bothers me when i am sleeping. when i suck on menthol candies, this lessens the cough but i can t do this when i am sleeping for obvious seems that the meds are not working. what can you suggest?
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum.
Thanks for calling H.C.M.F.
You are a case of allergy, it is effecting you in 2 ways, one is dry cough, with throat irritation, and dry cough. The other is productive cough with wheezing and breath less ness.If you have asthma attack you can continue the anti asthmatics.
as you describe now it is only dry cough with throat irritation. It needs to be treated with cough suppressants, anti histamines, and soothing agents. I advise you to consult a chest physician for diagnosis and treatment.
I advise you to gargle with luke warm water for soothing the throat, and cough relief.
Wishing for a quick recovery . If you have any doubts you can approach me at H.C.M.F.
Best regards.
Answered: Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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