43 year old AA male. COPD, HYN controlled, Sleep apnea. Had had a cough since the beginning of allergy season here in the south. treated with a dosage of Prednisone 10mg X10 days. Tessalon 200mg 14 days. Medications: Lotrel 10/20mg of, Metformin 500mg of, Singular 10 mg of, Ventolin rescue inhailer.