Symptoms: dry hacking cough flem is all that come out sometimes. No fever, though occasionally mild hot flash. No aches. Or pains other then from the persistent cough. Am on Ativan for anxiety caused for recent surgery anesthesia, was restrained and was intubated and had breathing tube down throat. Was a very upsetting and traumatic experience. Have to get up and walk very often can t sit stil. The medication strength was just increased slightly. This has been going on for three days no eating or sleep to speed of.