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Irving, TX
A 22-year-old male asked:

I took my prescribed dose of hydromet syrup 3 hrs ago, but now i'm coughing again. it says i'm only supposed to take it every 6 hrs. what should i do?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Need diagnosis....: Your cough needs to be diagnosed before it can be effectively treated. Suppressing a cough is not always the best treatment. Possible etiologies for your cough include acute bronchitis due to infection, bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. All of these have entirely different treatments so see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment of your cough!
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Dr. Mark Moran
Pain Management 20 years experience
Maintain: Take your medicine as written. If it is not working, call your prescribing doctor before making any changes.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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