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How to treat fever, cold, cough and fever? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Sep-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:My son is 10 months old now
User:He has cold cough and fever now
User:Doctor gave febrex plus and cefodoxime
User:But I I gave only febrex and nasivion. I don't want to give antibiotics now
User:But after giving febrex he s immediately vomiting.
Doctor:Please continue
User:Last time another doctor had given piriton expectorant. Can I give this instead of febrex
User:Is this only for cough or for fever also I can give the same
Doctor:As he is suffering with fever febrex plus contains paracetamol
Doctor:while piriton expectorant has medicines only for cold and cough
Doctor:so febrex plus would be better.
Doctor:And I feel that your child is suffering from viral fever.
User:Can I give pm drops and piriton?
Doctor:can you please mention the drugs present in pm drops
User:Acetaminophen oral suspension
Doctor:yes acetaminophen can be given but its not as safe as paracetamol which is present in febrex plus.
User:Coz febrex he s vomiting
Doctor:yes, i understand. vomiting could be due to viral infection of the stomach too.
Doctor:Is he vomiting anything he eats or just febrex
User:Is paracetamol oral suspension safe to give
Doctor:yes paracetamol is the safest medication for fever
User:Only after having febrex
Doctor:might be he is not liking the taste of it.
Doctor:you can give sinarest p or cheston cold syp too.
Doctor:both contain medicines for fever, cold
User:Right now I have paracip drops. How much I have ti give him at once
Doctor:May I know his weight?
User:10 kg
Doctor:you can give him 5ml
Doctor:three times a day
User:K. For cough piriton also I can give with this no
Doctor:yes you can give piriton with paracip
User:K .thank you sir.
Doctor:as paracip if for fever and piriton for cold and cough
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me?
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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