POST COVID PERSISTANT COUGH

48 YRS MALE PATIENT RECOVER FROM COVID 19 BUT NOW ONLY SUFFERING FROM SEVERE DRY COUGH AND CAN'T SLEEP DUE TO THIS TYPE OF COUGH CAN WE USE DEXTROMETHORPHAN OR CODIENE TO STOP COUGH ??????? NOTE : DON'T HAVE ANY OTHER PROBLEM RELATED TO COVID 19

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Simple cough suppressant as mentioned by you like Dextromethorphan or codeine along with fexofenadine 120 mg + montelukast 10 mg O.D for 20 days will be enough to provide him symptomatic relief

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For post covid persistent cough, I advise the following - Stay well hydrated, Sips of water, avoid large sips Honey plus black pepper Inhalers,steam inhalation Anti tussives like codeine or Dextromethorphan Tab Allegra M at bedtime, and Tab Levocet 5mg in morning

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Yes you can use But screen for persistent dry cough

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yes these can be used plus budesunode plus formeterol inhalation may be needed.

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