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Bromhexine is used to clear mucus from the lower and upper respiratory tract. It makes the phlegm thinner and less viscous, which makes it easier for the phlegm to transport out of the lungs.

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What can cause gurgling while I breathe in and out?

Query: Hello doctor,I am gurgling when breathing in and out, especially when laying down. In the beginning, I had a fever with strong cough and wheezing sound when breathing in and out, after a few days, I am back to normal, but this wheezing turned into gurgle till now.  Read Full »

Dr. Patil Pratik Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Take syrup Bromhexine two tablespoon thrice daily for a week. It will produce a cough. Please excrete it out. Also, do steam inhalation thrice a day for a week.  Read Full »

I have a cold and a chest infection. Can I take Amoxicillin?

Query: Hi doctor, Four weeks ago, I had a cold and chest infection. I self-treated with Amoxicillin and it was resolved. Now, I am getting cough with slight wheeze. Also, it is a productive cough with green sputum. Shall I try Amoxicillin again? I am regularly on Citalopram and Micronor.  Read Full »

Dr. Md. Kais Haider Chowdhury

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you have recurrent infection, I would suggest to do investigations first. Currently, I suggest tablet Amoxicillin plus Clavulanic acid (Co-Amoxiclav) 625 mg three times a day for seven days.   Read Full »

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