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Throat pain not reduced by MOXICILLIN, CLAVULANIC ACID.

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Having Moderate Pain In Throat since past 7-10 Days difficultly in swallowing (Pain)
Slightly Swollen Nodes in Neck.

No Cough , Cold , Fever

Saw an ENT Specialist week before Prescribed Cepodem Xp 325 mg(MOXICILLIN+CLAVULANIC ACID :) Twice Daily for 5 Days. Doctor Diagnosed with Pharynities

After Completing the Dose . Still Pain is back not of that quantum as earlier bust still uncomfortable throat.


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Expert:  Dr. Sunil Jalan replied 4 Days.

Hello,
Thank You for posting your query at DoctorSpring.com
I can understand your problem. Your symptoms are throat pain, pain on swallowing and tender neck nodes.
You are suffering from acute pharyngitis and you were treated with Cepodem Xp 325 mg which is
cefpodoxime proxetil 200 mg, clavulanic acid 125 mg.
What is your age and weight.
1st line drug or drug of choice for throat infection is amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. So you can
start Tab. Augmentin 625 mg (amoxicillin and clavulanic acid) two times for daily for five days.
You can add Tab. Levocetrizine 5 mg once in night for 5 days.
Tab. Rabeprazole 20 mg once in morning for 5 days.
Tab. Zerodol – P (aceclofenac 100 mg with paracetamol ) two times for three days to reduce
inflammation.
These doses i have written for adult patient with body weight more than 50kg.
Hope this helps,
Feels free to ask further queries.
Best regards


Patient replied :

Sir
Thanks a lOt for your reply
I am 30 years old and having around 90 Kg Weight .
Can i start the dosage soon my concern is i have just completed the dosage . Is it OK to restart Antibiotic of higher Power.
One thing that doctor told me to have Allegra 120 mg for one month is it OK .


Expert:  Dr. Sunil Jalan replied 3 Days.

Hello,
Yes, you can start the dose right now. This antibiotic does not show any side effects.
Also, you can take Allegra, but try to restrict it too only 1-2 weeks and not a month.
Regards.


Dr. Sunil Jalan
Category: ENT Specialist
Experience: 
DAA (Diploma in asthma and allergy) : Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2012
D.N.B (ENT), 2011
Residency - M.S. (Master post graduate degree in otorhinolaryngology),  Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2009
D.L.O. (Diploma in otorhinolaryngology) - Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2007
Medical School - M.B.B.S, S.P. Medical college, Bikaner, 2004
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