Combiflam is the combination of Ibuprofen and Paracetamol. It helps to reduce pain, inflammation, and fever and is used to treat conditions such as muscle pain, headache, toothache, pain during periods, and joint pain. This medicine is taken with food for the most benefit.
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Can you suggest medicine for heavy head and runny nose?
Query: Hello doctor,I have a heavy head and a runny nose. The day before yesterday I got cold and had buttermilk as well. So, cold happened yesterday and there was cough (not yellow only white and thin like spit) as well but I took medicine from a chemist. He gave me Cinarest, Mox 500, both two tablets. I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For URTI (upper respiratory tract infection), I advise taking an antibiotic like Azithromycin only in case you have a persisting fever. Otherwise, in most cases, URTI is due to viral infection and it gets better within five days. You should take an antiallergic like Levoc... Read Full »
I have white patches in the throat, but the strep test was negative. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, Two weeks ago, I developed white patches in the throat. I do not feel a sore throat, but there is slight discomfort, runny nose, and cough. I think it is due to cold. Also, I feel body pain for the past three days. I was tested for strep, and the rapid strep test was negative. The white... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. By looking at the history and symptoms, a few things come to my list of differential diagnosis. Before that, I would like to know a few things like whether it is associated with difficulty in swallowing, headache, neck stiffness, etc. As you mentioned you have already t... Read Full »
What cause pain in the chest while taking TB treatment?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a stabbing pain in the chest while taking TB treatment with four types of drugs (DOTS) since one and a half months. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This pain can be due to fluid in the pleural space, due to pleurisy or due to a cardiac cause. I suggest you take tablet Combiflam (Ibuprofen and Paracetamol), twice a day for five days. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicines wit... Read Full »
Is Combiflam recommended for abdominal pain and fever due to uterine fibroid?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 50 years old. I have a fibroid problem for the last two years. This month after periods, I have severe abdominal pain and fever also. I am suffering for the past two days and I manage the pain with Combiflam. Please tell me how much doses I want to take a day and how long can ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can take Combiflam (Ibuprofen) tablets after food maximum up to three times a day. But however, I would like to point out that the fever and pain may not be because of your fibroid problem because you have been diagnosed with the problem long back. We have to fin... Read Full »
Can I take Combiflam for fever?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a fever and cold for the past three days. I am taking Calpol and Combiflam. How can I get cured? Read Full »
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a viral or allergic upper respiratory tract infection. Calpol and Combiflam (Ibuprofen with Paracetamol) both should not be used at a time. Use only one drug among these two as they are anti-inflammatory and analgesic. You can also take Vitamin C 500 mg twice a... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 23 years old. Since four days, she is suffering from throat pain. When she swallows food or drink it pains. The pain is more on the left side of her throat. She is also having cough with mucus, which is white color. But, there is no rise in temperature. She took Erythromycin fo... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that your wife is suffering from upper respiratory tract infection (URTI). I would suggest you to take, Tablet Azithromycin 500 mg once daily for five days. Tablet Combiflam (combination of Paracetamol and Ibuprofen) twice daily for five days. Vitamin... Read Full »
What causes tooth pain when i chew on filled tooth?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a filling in my tooth of some metal (14 years have passed). I had flu and sore throat a few days back. So, I used Augmentin and another tablet of Actifit-P replacement. After three to four days, my toothache started and now if I chew anything, my teeth feel painful. That filled... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I would like to tell you that consult your nearby endodontist to rule out the reason for pain clinically and radiographically. If the pain would be due to secondary decay below the restoration and deep to the pulp, then you will have to undergo a root cana... Read Full »
What causes the nose block, sore throat, feel tired?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old male. My weight is approximately 80 kg. My nose has been blocked and I am feeling tired. My throat is becoming sore. My chest is restless. What to do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you are suffering from viral infection that could be the cause of your symptoms. I would suggest you to take Otrivin nasal spray (Xylometazoline) two times a day in each nostril. Tablet Azithromycin 500 mg (Azithral or Azipro or Azee) once daily for t... Read Full »
Will Sinarest help in throat infection?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a bad throat and unable to speak. I have started Augmentin 625 since yesterday with no relief so far. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Antibiotics usually take some time to show their effect. Since you have been started on antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medication from yesterday, finish the course as directed and you will be fine. If you feel ill after completion of course, then we will go for a ch... Read Full »