Despite the initiation of the puja, no one has been cured of dengue. He stopped the sale of over-the-counter antibiotics. Pharmacists will no longer be able to sell antibiotics and fever medicines without a prescription. Painkillers should not be sold without a prescription. Dengue infection is increasing in the state. The state government has taken drastic measures to prevent children from playing with fever.
Meanwhile, the sale of antibiotics without prescription has started in the district. After which the secretary ordered all the district magistrates to stop the sale of antibiotics without prescription. Ibuprofen has also been discontinued. Such antibiotics will not work if the fever is due to dengue. In addition, this type of antibiotic can cause bleeding inside the stomach.
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Ignoring dengue fever as a common viral fever can exacerbate the problem. The health department has taken this step so that fever patients do not get sick. Many people take paracetamol without seeing a doctor if they have a cold. Even for severe pain in legs, arms and feet, take pain killers from the drugstore. Taking the medicine without knowing the side effects or correct diagnosis can be dangerous. In addition, paracetamol, ibuprofen and other painkillers should not be sold without a prescription.
But why bother to see a doctor if you have a fever? Waiting until the situation worsens can be a serious risk. In the words of infectious diseases doctor Amitabh Nandy, “If you have a fever, consult a doctor immediately. To delay is to invite danger. Delaying means keeping the germ in the body longer. Not only that, the later the treatment is started the more the complications will develop. If timely treatment is not initiated, dengue can worsen rapidly and lead to death.
This year, the number of dengue patients in the state has exceeded 20 thousand. The 39th dengue report was published last Thursday. It has been seen that the total number of victims from January to September 28 this year is 20 thousand 33. During the last one week, the number of dengue patients has increased to 4744. On Thursday, 635 people were newly infected with dengue in the state. The positive rate of dengue has decreased by 2% compared to last week.