A 19-year-old male asked:
My mother has covid and was prescribed clarithromycin an antibiotic and dextromethorphan which is a cough suppressant and paracetamol... is this good? i mean i'm no doctor but these suppress fever and viral release through cough should she use?
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Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Observe: Watch for signs of respiratory distress, worsening cough and uncontrolled fever. The combination of medications is recommended, but the Tylenol is only for fever of T 101 of higher. Avoid NSAIDs, encourage fluids and rest.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
34 viewsReviewed Oct 26, 2020
Last updated Oct 26, 2020
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