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Suggest treatment for cold and cough in a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Dec-2014
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User:my son is suffering from cold & cough
User:since last 2 days
Doctor:What is the age of your son?
User:running nose
User:watery eyes
User:what medicine would you suggest
User:he is 5 years old
User:i have given him steam in the morning
User:he could not go to school because of this
Doctor:Have you tried any meidcations?
User:i have given my livolin
User:it is a syrup
Doctor:Ok I suggest him Cetrizine syrup 2.5 mg
Doctor:once a day
Doctor:NASOCLEAR nasal saline drops
Doctor:Instill 2 drops in each nostril as many as times in a day
User:any precautions which i shoul take
Doctor:steam inhalation twice a day
Doctor:You can continue levolin syrup
User:thanks for yoru advice
User:ok bye for now
Doctor:Avoid exposure to cold weather
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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