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Hello My father in Law was a CA Lung Patient. His treatment started on April 2014. After 4th Chemotherapy with cisplatin and pemetrexed medicine Doctor suggests him to start Oral Medicine Gefitinib on the basis of EGFR Positive Report. After 1 year 3 months i. E. December 2015 again Plural effusion started in lung for that he was suffering with coughing till today 08-02-2016. Doctors have drain out the water inside the lung and suggested three cycle of chemotherapy and changed his medicine and started with 2nd line chemotherapy i. E. Carboplatin 600 mg and Paclitaxel 260 mg. On 11-01-2016 and second cycle on 01-02-2016. His third cycle will be on 22-02-2016. He yet not reduced his weight and appetite. Only frequent coughing is creating problem at night also. He has taken all kind of medicines and antibiotics whenever Doctors prescribed but still its not cured. Please suggest some remedies.

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SIR please follow their. advice. along with that you may give Sitopaladi churna. 5 gms with honey three times in a day to control control coughing. tell the treating doctor about about this also. this is very safe and good for coughing.
He seems to be case of metastatic ca lung. The treatment intent here is only supportive. You may give him cough suppressants like codeine syrup 2 teaspoons, thrice a day to reduce cough. But thst is not likely to improve his fight against cancer. Also was pleurodesis done, last time water was drained, otherwise it may have recollected.
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