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Suffering from chest congestion, taking antibiotics Calvum forte. Can I give him brandy?

My son has chest congestion. We came to know about it after we did the x-ray of chest. The doctor has given him antibiotic clavum forte. But after 1 week or so I still feel his body a bit warm and that he complains of chest pain when he deep breathes.I am also giving him ginger juice one teaspoon three times a day along with the medicine also at night garlic juice 1/4 teaspoon. Both the juices with honey . Since he does not have fever , I needed advice on could i give dr. brandy with honey. His antibiotic course would get over by saturday. Please advice.
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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You don't mention how old your son is. You should not give a child any alcohol. Also, do not take alcohol when taking antibiotics. If he is over 18 years and not on antibiotics then brandy probably won't do him any harm but there is no evidence that it will help him get over his symptoms either.
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