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29 Jul 2010

Coughing - NEED URGENT HELP
I have been sick with flu (griep) for 3 weeks. The dr started me with cortozone for 9 days, this did absolutely nothing , then after that avelon for 5 days. I have been using acc200 and medlemon, and i am at my 6th different cough mixture. I still cough alot, and i am not using any other medication. This morning I started coughing from 2:15 - 3:30 non stop. It hurts my body, gives me a headache and wakes up the whole household. Pls advise....
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01 Jan 0001

Hi J

The coughs: Are the productive at all? If not, a cough suppressant (i.e. Pholtex Forte) may help. I do suggest taking it at night-time anyway.
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