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What is the best medication for bronchitis?

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine

In brief: None and Many

If Bronchitis is because of Virus other than Influenza; Symptomatic Treatment with Expectorant, sometimes cough suppressant, Throat Lozanges, NSAID, Vit C and Ginger Tea and Turmeric, Echanesia.
If due to Bacteria: Antibiotics like PCN, Erythromycin, Ciprofloxacin and Doxicyclin etc. If Due to Allergy: Anti Histaminics and Bronchdilator and avoidance of Allergen

In brief: None and Many

If Bronchitis is because of Virus other than Influenza; Symptomatic Treatment with Expectorant, sometimes cough suppressant, Throat Lozanges, NSAID, Vit C and Ginger Tea and Turmeric, Echanesia.
If due to Bacteria: Antibiotics like PCN, Erythromycin, Ciprofloxacin and Doxicyclin etc. If Due to Allergy: Anti Histaminics and Bronchdilator and avoidance of Allergen
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine

In brief: Inhaler

Bronchitis in a non-smoker is almost always caused by a virus.
If you have wheezing then your doctor may prescribe an inhaler and possibly a steroid. Otherwise, OTC meds to help with the symptoms and rest are the best treatments.

In brief: Inhaler

Bronchitis in a non-smoker is almost always caused by a virus.
If you have wheezing then your doctor may prescribe an inhaler and possibly a steroid. Otherwise, OTC meds to help with the symptoms and rest are the best treatments.
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Dr. Susan Arnoult
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