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Yesterday was the worst by far...could barely walk. Took 2 GenPayn and 2 Voltaren at approx. 8pm and crashed in front of TV while it kicked in.Pain med before bed definitely helped with my aches. The cold sweats and fever dreams persisted for quite a while. Sounds like you might be on track to lose your taste / smell and day now. That at least is when the night pains and restlessness started to taper off. Get better ffs.
One of my best friends is a GP. He sorts me with scripts over the phone all the time, but never for stuff where an actual diagnosis is required.As a matter of interest, if you have COVID then a visit to the docs would not be encouraged, is there another way to get prescribed medicine without visiting a GP? Are they allowed to diagnose over the phone for example?
I got a script for Vit D a while ago...Calciferol. 1 tablet a week.Might be vitamin D - i know some higher doses or high-delivery doses require a script. The OTC ones are very low so need you to take them for quite a while to increase your levels.
Woke up at 3am...clothes and bed soaked through, but immediately realized something feels different. I got up for a pee without having to think about it for 10 minutes...
I also had a few nights where I drenched the bed in sweat, tossed and turned, had wicked aches and pains, a wheezy chest (no coughing though), and felt fatigued for days. I had Dengue fever a few years back and it felt almost exactly the same. I'm waiting for the results now and it seems just the wheezy chest is lingering.Interesting that you mentioned that because I had 4 days in December where I would wake completely drenched in sweat in the early hours and wasn’t sure why. Even with the fan on. The only other symptoms I had were a severe headache and fatigue but nothing else so I didn’t want to ascribe it to Covid since I couldn’t find much info online regarding the sweating. I had noticed that my resting HR was much higher than normal a few days before this all started. Wanted to get an antibody test afterwards to make sure but Dischem had stopped them at the time due to shortage of kits.
But, my question was, what do you actually need a script for? These are surely over the counter medicines?
What does that mean? Coughing at all? Tightness in chest?
EDIT: But good to hear you guys all made it through without issues. Any idea how you got it?
If you're on the east rand I can direct you to a pharmacist who doesn't worry about prescriptions...I was responding to a post from Grant who had suggested getting specific meds prescribed by the doctor to help him sleep. I was just curious as to how to get them in case I’m ever in the same position.
Yep, my mom is on it. Have not been able to get for a while. I found one Dischem had after about 3 months.I got a script for Vit D a while ago...Calciferol. 1 tablet a week.
The problem is that COVID has wiped out stock world wide.
I had roughly the same as you. I would feel fine for two days and then it would drag me down and make me very sick for a few days. It took me three weeks to recover and there were quite a few days that I was convinced I was not going to make it.Fuk this is really bad....