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Child given wikoril drops for runny nose. What do you advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Dec-2013
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User:my son is 1 y & 2 months old he has running nose over last 13 days
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:did you give him any medicine?
User:earlier he had sm cought proble. we gave wikoril drops 1 ml tid. and nobelization by budesal .5 mg (1 mi) + normal saline 1.5 ml
Doctor:that seems good
User:cought stoped but nose is still running it stops in night and start running in morning around 1.-11 am.
Doctor:how is he feeling now?
User:he has only running nose, and no oher issue.
Doctor:no fever as well?
User:but since last 2 days we noted he has cought by 2-3 times in a day.
User:no fever
User:we monitered when he has cold symtomps
User:for running nose we use nasivision ( for pediatric ) by 2 times in a day.
User:1 drops in each nostrils.
Doctor:You seem to be following the right medications
User:but still running nose
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:he is taking little longer to respond
Doctor:is what I feel
Doctor:Continue to use the nasovion drops
Doctor:He is not running fever
User:ok , is there any suggestion for running nose.
Doctor:be rest assured that there is nothing seriously wrong with his health
User:means no issue fro running nose.
Doctor:For running nose, I usually suggest for my pediatric patients around 1.5ml of Allercet syrup at bed time
User:we r only worrry thet running nose was there since long time.
Doctor:try the syrup allercet
Doctor:it should work for your son
Doctor:along with nasovion drops
User:syrup dose and medication sechudle.?
User:need not to nebulized.?
Doctor:no nebulizations is required for running nose
User:ok sir..
Doctor:The exact dosage and duration can be prescribe after examining your son
User:then we should consult our dr.
User:right now we r out of station so we r unable to consult our dr. fpr exam.
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:but continue the same medications
User:only i want to know there is any side effect fpr running nose sinace a long time in baby ?
Doctor:once you meet your doctor, you can get the right prescription for the same
Doctor:there are no side effects of the same
Doctor:In fact
User:ok sir.
Doctor:it is normal for babies to have it in their first 5 years
Doctor:Be rest assured and relaxed that he is fine
User:then we use only nasivision 1 drops in each by two times.
Doctor:that is right
User:ok sir thankyou for your suggestion.
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:wish your son a quick recovery
User:bye... n hv a nice day ...
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Happy weekend
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