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Child had fever, cough and cold. No relief from Remcc and baricard. Prescribed Curam and Calpol. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jul-2013
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User:Hi Doctor

My daughter is not feeling well from last 15 days she had cough, could and fever , doctor gave the medicine Remcc and Baricard the fever, cough and cold was cured after three days it started again we gave the same medicine instead of Remcc doctor suggested us for ascoril syrup, the fever was at 102 degree. It came down for one day and again started, as per the doctor suggestion we had blood and urine test done the report said its negative, we also find there are few pimple on the back, legs, the doctor gave a different medicine for every 6 hr
The medicine details are
1.     Curam
2.     Larigo syrup
3.     Calpol 250 mg


Please let me know what dose these medicine do and for what it has given, doctor said its allergy fever and how many days it takes to cure .
What might be the reason for the fever. The fever starts for every 4 hours and reduces once she eats the medicine.


What are precaution we need to take at the time of high fever, please knowledge me on the same.

My daughter is 2.9 months old and weighs 9.2 kg




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User:Hi
Doctor:Hi
User:Hi Doctor My daughter is not feeling well from last 15 days she had cough, could and fever , doctor gave the medicine Remcc and Baricard the fever, cough and cold was cured after three days it started again we gave the same medicine instead of Remcc doctor suggested us for ascoril syrup, the fever was at 102 degree. It came down for one day and again started, as per the doctor suggestion we had blood and urine test done the report said its negative, we also find there are few pimple on the back, legs, the doctor gave a different medicine for every 6 hr The medicine details are 1. Curam2. Larigo syrup3. Calpol 250 mg Please let me know what dose these medicine do and for what it has given, doctor said its allergy fever and how many days it takes to cure .What might be the reason for the fever. The fever starts for every 4 hours and reduces once she eats the medicine. What are precaution we need to take at the time of high fever, please knowledge me on the same. My daughter is 2.9 months old and weighs 9.2 kg
Doctor:Give me a few minutes to read your query.
User:ok
Doctor:Thanks for the patience.
Doctor:Your daughter has had suffering with fever for a prolonged duration.
Doctor:The exact cause can be found by investigations alone.
Doctor:The common reasons of such prolonged fever in India is malaria and typhoid (bacterial infection). The drugs prescribed to you are antibiotic useful in treating both the conditions.
Doctor:Please continue the treatment.
Doctor:The drugs are effective in bringing down the fever. If fever persist despite the medication, you can try XXXXXXX warm water sponging.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes we are doing it, and how lowng is this treatment I should follo
User:how long I should follow this treatment
User:she is growing with medicine all these days
User:from 5th month of her birth
Doctor:The antibiotic is prescribed generally for 5-7 days depending on the severity of symptoms.
Doctor:It would not be a prolonged treatment.
User:why dose she fall sick offen
Doctor:If symptoms do not improve in a weeks time, the medication needs to be revised.
Doctor:Infection and fever is common in young children.
Doctor:This is part of body immunity development.
Doctor:Children usually over grown this problem.
Doctor:However any episode of fever lasting for more than 7-10 days need to be evaluated and treated with medications to make sure she remains healthy.
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