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It is diethyl carbamazine, used for Filariasis (or philariasis) which is a parasitic disease that is caused by thread-like roundworms.

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I an 44, female. I initially had an intense attack of sinusitis with fever, headache. developed productive cough while fever stayed every night for...

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thanks for your query,

History seems that it could be pulmonary eosinophilia, as it is more during night and also attack was after Sinusitis.


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Hi ive had a cough for a month and a half now went to the doctors and they said it could be multiple things and gave me cough syrup with codien but...

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Thanks for posting your query
severe bouts of dry cough may be due to many reasons. Chronic cough has several reasons like
1. upper airway cough...

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