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Child suffering from heavy cold. Suggest the treatment?

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Hi doctor,

My son is suffering with heavy cold. Wat to do
Posted Wed, 30 Oct 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth 12 minutes later
Brief Answer:
mostly viral or allergic

Detailed Answer:

this must be mostly viral.

For cold you can give her sinarest syrup or triominic syrup.

For nose block you can use otrivin pediatric nasal drops 1-2 drops in each nostril 3 times per day.

If there is fever you can XXXXXXX paracetamol syrup.

If by 2 days she does not improve show her to pediatrician.

Good luck

God bless

Dr Uma

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Follow-up: Child suffering from heavy cold. Suggest the treatment? 20 minutes later
He is 9 months old. Is it ok to give otrovin
Answered by Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth 40 minutes later
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Yes you can use pediatric otrivin nasal dropls to nostrils.

No problems.

Sinarest syrup you can give less than half teaspoon or 1.5 ml per dose 2 times per day.

This may make her little drowsy

Good luck

Dr Uma
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