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Suggest medication for fever, cough and cold in children

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Dr. Nagamani Ng

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Posted on Tue, 6 Sep 2016 in Child Health
Question: My daughter is 19 months old. She is having fever cough n cold. I am giving her pacimol then fever subsides for 3-4 hrs then again its back. Giving nasoclear and coriminic qr for cold. She is not taking any solid/semi solid food. If I give her she vomits it out immediately. Please suggest medications.
Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
viral infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXX,
Your child is suffering from acute viral infection.
If the fever is only for 3 days then you can treat at home conservatively. But if the fever is more than 3 days, child very sick, completely stopped feeding and less active then you'll have to consult a pediatrician. For vomiting you can give her 2.5 ml of SYR. EMESET. 20 minutes before feeding. Continue the pacimol drops for fever and for cold and cough give SYR. ALLERID 2 ml 3 times a day for 2 days.

Any query do get back.
Take care.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar
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Follow up: Dr. Nagamani Ng 2 hours later
Thanks maam.
One doubt I am giving her cow milk,or mix milk with suji/food and give her. Should I stop giving it in this period. Or switch to formula, Please suggest food items to be given in this condition.
Thanks again.
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Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng 35 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Bland diet.

Detailed Answer:
If you have started cow's milk recently then stop and give the formula milk. If given from more than 2 to 3 months and child had no issues then continue cow's milk.
Give a bland diet like kichidi, poridge, soups and more liquid diet.

Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Priyanka G Raj
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