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Suggest precautions to be taken while suffering from sore throat and dry cough

Hi I am having soar throat and dry cough . can anyone please suggest me what precautions I need to take care and medication that would help in reducing this. I am feeling some roughness at my throat. I am currently in US does the cold atmospheric conditions may cause the persistence of this symptom
Tue, 24 Mar 2015
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.Take AZITHROMYCIN 500 mg once daily for three days,take CETRIZINE tab.once daily in night for 5 to 7 days and steam inhalation two times a day.Thanks and good luck.
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ENT Specialist Dr. Sreenivas's  Response
hi anilsmiles,
unconditioned cold air inhalation itself might cause symptoms as described by you.
you can take the medications prescribed in the other posts if there are signs of infection.
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Suggest precautions to be taken while suffering from sore throat and dry cough

Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.Take AZITHROMYCIN 500 mg once daily for three days,take CETRIZINE tab.once daily in night for 5 to 7 days and steam inhalation two times a day.Thanks and good luck.