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Cold, cough, last time prescribed ataline syrup 5ml. Can we continue the same for even this time

my kid is 2 1/2 years and now he has started his nursery. he is suffering from cold n cough in every 2 weeks times. before he started his nursery he was suffering from cold only in 2 times for whole 2 years. last time our pediatrician ask us to start atalin syrup 5ml 3 times per day. and he was recovered in two days. please tell me is it ok to start the same syrup this time also. im from sri lanka
Asked On : Tue, 15 Oct 2013
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In fact there is no specific preparation, recommended for cough particularly for children, even it is not commandeered by authentic health department, the cause of cough should be treated, most of the cough symptoms among children are allergic in origin, and does not required any symptomatic treatment, such cough syrup may be dangerous for child health, simply a tea spoon of honey at bed time works very nicely, try this, of course it takes days for suppression of cough,, the syrup you mentioned here is not suitable for your kid, instead I would advise you to go for finding under laying cause discus it with pediatrician, have nice day.
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