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Suffering from asthma, allergies, chronic sinusitis, bronchial infections every year. Can otc cough syrup help stop wheezing ?

I have asthma , allergies, chronic sininitis/bronchial infections every yesr...for many years....what otc cough syrup can I used to stop by constant tight wheezing cough which had lasted over a month....just saw my Dr over a month ago put me on 1000mg of Amoxocillin 1x a day for 10dsus.....I m so tired from coughing every 2minutes....just need a good cough supressant?...
Asked On : Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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Dear Concerned,
Thanks for writing to us.
As per the history you have been suffering from Acute exacerbation of Chronic Asthmatic Bronchitis every year.
Have you been to a Pulmonologist?Have you done the Basic Blood Tests/Urinalysis/Chest X-Ray/Lung Fuction Tests.Have you done your Absolute Eosinophil Count?
Kindly investigate yourself thoroughly by Consulting an Internal Medicine Practitioner/Pulmonologist and an ENT Surgeon(for Sinusitis part-Whether you have Deviated Nasal Septum/Inferior Turbinate Hypertrophy.)The above is a broad guideline as your clinician who examines you will have many things to instruct you.
After the above protocol ,you will have a Definitive Diagnosis pinpointing at the root cause.
The treatment part will be very simple after a definitive diagnosis is done.

Wishing you a speedy recovery.
Best regards.,
Dr Lt Cdr ASN Bhushan.
Answered: Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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