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Is Nyquil safe to give for children?

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can I give my 7 1/2 year old boy who is 57 lbs nyquil?
Posted Wed, 27 Aug 2014 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Arun 52 minutes later
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.
You can Nyquil children's formulation which contains chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan which canbe given to kids at this age.
Antihistamines do have sedative effect which means you should keep him indoors.
If not improving consult your doctor.
Dr Arun
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