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Suggest the medication for a newborn suffering from cold and dry cough

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My 4 months daughter have cold and dry cough due to this climate. Please suggest any medicine for her.
Posted Thu, 26 Dec 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Arun 1 hour later
Brief Answer: No need for antibiotics Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for writing to health care magic. Cold and cough is common in this weather. You can give nasoclear saline drops 2 drops in each nostril 4 times daily. This will help her breathe better. You can give t minic or similar antihistamine cold drops 6 drops three times daily for 3 days. If not settling need to consult local doctor. Regards Dr Arun
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