Q. Kindly suggest medicine for relief from running nose, sore throat and fever.

Answered by
Dr. Mashfika N Alam
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Apr 25, 2018

Hi doctor,

I am suffering from running nose, sore throat, body pain and fever since yesterday. Kindly suggest some medicine for relief.



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You seem to have influenza or the common cold. Since it is viral, it will run its course. However, you can take some medications for symptomatic relief.

Differential diagnosis:


Probable diagnosis:

Common cold.

Treatment plan:

1. Tablet Cetirizine 10 mg once daily.
2. Tablet Paracetamol 500 mg not more than three times daily.
3. Do not take any other NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) or Aspirin as you already have acidity issues.
Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines with their consent.

Preventive measures:

Drink plenty of fluid and stay hydrated.

Regarding follow up:

For more information consult a general practitioner online.--->

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