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Child gets severe cough and congestion with changing weather. How can one prevent this?

my daughter is having a bad cough and congestion. its persistent in changing weather. i visited her paediatrician and she gave the medicine bricanyl along with relent. she is 4 years old. can u suggest me on how to curb this kind of allergy . she also has skin allergy called atopic dermatitis since birth. what do you suggest?
Asked On : Thu, 25 Oct 2012
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From what you say, it looks like your child has allergy.
Bricanyl is given when Hyper reactive airways are there.

For both of these (allergy/asthma) there are preventive medications available either as tablets or nasal puffs or inhalers. Please discuss this with your pediatrician.
If you feel she develops these problems only during changes of weather, you can very well use them before the season changes so that she does not get the problem again and again.

Both the medicines you are giving are for aborting the present attack. They will not prevent further attacks.
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Answered: Thu, 25 Oct 2012
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