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Infant suffering from runny nose and cough. Medication? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Oct-2013
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User:hello doctor GM
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i have 6-month-old baby bay, since yesterday night he is suffering from runny nose and cough, plz help dr
Doctor:Is he running fever?
User:mother has no similar symptoms
User:no dr
Doctor:Is he active and feeding well?
Doctor:Is he passing urine normally?
Doctor:The symptoms that you describe are features of upper respiratory inflammation where the cause is either infection or allergy.
Doctor:Since he has no fever, active and feeding well, I prefer to treat such patients symptomatically.
Doctor:I suggest using T-minic drops in the dose of 0.4ml once daily.
Doctor:If cough is severe, along with T-minic I use Mucolite drops 0.5ml twice a day.
User:and baby is only on mother's milk dr
Doctor:You can ask a local doctor to write a prescription from the above drugs and get it from pharmacy.
Doctor:If he develops fever or if he becomes inactive/doesn't feed well, he will need to his pediatrician.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes dr
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:no dr, thank u very much..
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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