Fever, cold, vomiting in clild. Taken neurophen and panadol. Is this due to drug adverse event?
User rating for this question
Posted Fri, 6 Jul 2012 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar 1 hour later
Thanks for the query
High fever, cold and vomiting are the signs of bacterial infection can supersede a viral infection, which should be treated with antibiotics.
The vomiting is because of the thick mucus discharge coming from the nose into the throat, which usually gets stuck in the throat and the child will not be able to bring it out.
Do not worry! It seems to be an ordinary infection. Please do follow the suggestions mentioned below.
1. Give plenty of warm water for the child to drink.
2. Use saline nasal spray for the nose 3-4 times a day; this will reduce the nasal secretions and cold.
3. Give paracetamol syrup for the fever, at least 4 times a day.
4. A mucolytic (such as bromhexine or ambroxol) for reducing the secretions from the nose.
5. Tepid sponging should be done when the fever is noticed.
6. If the symptoms do not reduce within a couple of days please do consult your doctor.
Hope I have answered your query; I will be available for the follow-up queries.
Dr. Naveen Kumar N.
ENT and Head & Neck Surgeon
People also viewed
- Lump oozes white squeeze
- Cold low grade fever vomit
- Painful lump on upper pallet
- Oderous lump under skin
- Lymphnodes fluctuating in size
- Child is vomiting fever cold feet and hands given panadol
- Flucloxacillin and sore throat
- Neck lymph node fluctuates size
- Orthopaedic lump on thigh
- Chills fever vomiting cold pregnancy or infection symptoms
- Lump on old scar tissue
- High fever, cold shivers, vomiting, dizziness
- Hearing rushing fluid in neck
- Glands in neck squishy fluid
- Urine burning cold fever vomiting