Is kidpred syrup for cough treatment safe for an 18 months old?

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Posted on Mon, 10 Feb 2014 in Child Health
Question: Hi my 18 month daughter is suffering from sever cough, which mainly attacks on night while sleeping. doctor prescribed her kidpred syrup 2ml two times a day is it safe for her. can we give honey to her in night, after this giving this syrup.
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Answered by Dr. Synthyia Bhagat 14 minutes later
Brief Answer: relax. Detailed Answer: Hi. Thanks for your query. I understand your concern. Relax.kidpred is prednislone and is totally safe. It is given in dose of 1 to 2 mg/kg body weight in two to three divided doses for 5to 7 days. Continue medication as advised by your doctor. You can give honey mixed with XXXXXXX leaves,few drops of lemon and ginger in hot water. Hope I have answered your query. Wishing your child good health. God bless...
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