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Cofdex P Expectorant Questions

Good evening, my doctor prescribed me bromhexine syrup but due to unavailability chemist substituted that with piriton expectorant (chlorpheniramine maleate+ammonium chloride+sodium citrate expectorant, which was previously banned by govt. But now ban has been lifted. Can I take piriton instead of bromhexine syrup?

Dr.Pahun 91% (28993ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Jaipur
Good evening, my doctor prescribed me bromhexine syrup but due to unavailability chemist substituted that with pirito...
Have ayurveda treatment for your problem. Syrup kaasni (maharshi ayurveda) 2 tsf three times a day empty stomach.
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She is having dry khansi from last 4 days. I gave her torex and cofdex syrup but there are not satisfactory results.

Dr.Amrut Sindhu 90% (976ratings)
DAA, DNB
Pulmonologist, Bangalore
Hi. I can understand your concern. It must be a viral infection try stem inhalation and warm salt water gargling. Also give her drink lots of fluids and fruits rich in vitamin c like mausambi, orange etc which will help come over the infection faster. If her cough does not settle she will need chest x ray to rule out lung infection. Don't worry, she will be alright. Hope I have solved your query. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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I am suffering from persistent dry cough from 7 days I have used cough syrup of dextromethorphan composition (tusq-dx) But still not relief What should I do.

Dr.Ali Anwar Qureshi 87% (104ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Latur
Take tablet zifi o200 mg 1 tablet 2 times a day tablet wikoryl 1 tablet 2 times a day tablet levocet m 1 tablet daily and tusq longes for chewing 2 times for 3 days.
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I am having cough for last 4 days. I took an expectorant. But no use. So now what type of antibiotic I should take?

Dr.Sanjay Arora 87% (245ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Karnal
FIRST OF WE SHOULD KNOW THE REASON OF COUGH PLS TELL ME YOUR TYPE OF WORK AND IF YOU FEEL SOME DRYNESS IN THROAT AND IF ANY FEVER IS THERE AND IF YOUR WEIGHT IS OK.LOTS OF THINGS ARE TO BE CONSIDER SO KINDLY CONSULT PRIVATELY SO THAT MEDICINE CAN BE SUGGESTED PROPERLY. THANKS
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I have been coughing yellow phelgem for days and I am taking an expectorant but it seems to do nothing. What should I do?

Dr.Lalit Kumar Tripathy 91% (20614ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take honitus syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it if no relief 4. consult me for further advice
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I have cough and cold problem from 9 days. I use cofdex cough syrup but not stop my coughing. Please help me for cough and cold problem solve in home or what medicine use.

Dr.Anirban 87% (17ratings)
MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
I have cough and cold problem from 9 days. I use cofdex cough syrup but not stop my coughing. Please help me for coug...
Hi lybrate-user! you can use steam inhalation with karvol plus. But consult a pulmonologist / ent surgeon before taking any medication. Avoid taking cough syrups without doctor's advice. If you get such cough cold frequently you must get checked up to rule out allergic respiratory diseases, asthma, rhinosinusitis. So visit your specialist soon.
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Was having heavy cough and cold the treatment given was Bromhexine hydrochloride and cephaxime 500 mg for 7 days. Now having a little cough but pain in throat even when take the water. What medication to be follows.

Dr.Aruna Sud 91% (4226ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Was having heavy cough and cold the treatment given was Bromhexine hydrochloride and cephaxime 500 mg for 7 days. Now...
If your cough has become better and there is no associated fever or any other symptoms then you can discontinue the medicine and do saline gargles two three times a day also take steam inhalation twice a day I am sure you will be better in a few days.
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Sir can I give bromhexine HCl 4 mg syrup to child 6 years. He has wet cough with fever.

Dr.Jayvirsinh Chauhan 94% (33886ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
No don't give such medicines... they have very bad side effects... Better consult and take proper homoeopathic treatment.. you can consult me at lybrate. Till then give Antim Tart 30
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Mere gale m khrash hoti h kafi problems h sans lene m bhi kya karuon. Bromhexine prescribed ok h kya.

Dr.Pulak Mukherjee 91% (12388ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
Mere gale m khrash hoti h kafi problems h sans lene m bhi kya karuon. Bromhexine prescribed ok h kya.
Gurgle with laung, take ginger juice, take tea with cinnamon, laung,ginger, with this you need proper homoeopathic treatment to cure your problem permanently, soo you can contact me through Lybrate in private consultation.
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My mom aged 44 yrs, having long persistent dry cough. She has taken already cough syrup contents dextromethorphan. She is now having bad cough. What to do?

Dr.Nash Kamdin 94% (6754ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, - Avoid cold fluids, have more of warm fluids water, tea, coffee & soup - do steam inhalation twice a day - avoid exposure to cold weather, dust & smoke - take tablet levocetrizine, 10 mg, 1 tablet daily at bedtime - take syrup Chericof, 2 teaspoonful three times a day - mix 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder in a cup of warm milk & have it twice a day - if not much improvement then do investigations, consult a doctor.
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