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What is the best medicine for dry cough for diabetes patients?

My husband, 62, has diabetes takes metformin, 1000 mg X2 & Trulicity 1.5 once a week, also takes lisinopril 12mg & Omaprazole .mg both 1X a day. He has developed a dry cough, had for about 5 days now, cough syrup helps him sleep. Coughs on & of all day, clears his throat a lot?
Thu, 26 Sep 2019
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi,

He can take Kafosed syrup or Nirocil syrup. It will not affect his blood sugar level and it will get him relief.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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