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hcconn22
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My friend just started IV Rochephin last week and he says he has been coughing up green flem- alot. He also has mycoplasm pneumonia.

Any ideas or feedback for him. He has a message into his Dr.

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I have myco too, and have been on IV rocephin since last Aug. Never had anything like that. Hope his doc gets back to him.
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Your friend needs to see a doctor to make sure his lungs are clear. If he has active pneumonia, he may need a different antibiotic (in addition to the Rocephin for Lyme) to clear the acute infection.

Allergies and viruses can also cause cough and green phlem.

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