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Mucolytics

Mucolytics are a group of drug that makes the mucus thin and aid in clearing the mucus from the lower and upper respiratory tract. These medicines are not advisable for children less than 2 years.

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I have been suffering from chronic cough. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I got sick about a week ago. It started with a sore throat, I started coughing, and my nose started running. I had no fever. I am better now, but my cough is hard to eliminate, especially in the mornings. Can you advise me on how to help it go away sooner? I have been taking medicine, Flu...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a nonproductive or dry cough and want some medications to get rid of this cough. You have already started to use a mucolytic agent called Fluimucil (Acetylcysteine) that can assist in ...  Read Full »

Does coughing up blood mean cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, I was a smoker for four and a half years. Six months back, I got my chest X-ray, and my reports were normal. Then I was an intermittent smoker, and I had a cough. It was dry. I did not care and did not take medications for it, but within a week, it increased. So when I took the medicat...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blood coming out while blowing the nose is quite common and does not always mean cancer. During weather changes and dry seasons, it is quite possible that the nasal mucosa dries, rubs, and bleeds once in a while until it heals completely. Smoking is severe and is ass...  Read Full »

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