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Posted on Thu, 29 Jun 2017 in Child Health
Question: My 12months daughter has running nose and seems a bit of fever. Can I give Sinarest syrup to her? If yes then how much and how many times.

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Answered by Dr. Pradeep Kumar 39 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You can give sinarest syrup

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for asking on this platform

Sinarest contains paracetamol(125 mg/5ml),along with pseudo ephedrine and chlorpheniramine.
Here paracetamol is antipyratic/analgesic,pseudoephedrine is decongestant and chlorpheniramine is anti allergic.
The dose of sinarest for 1 year old baby is 5 ml and it can be given 3 times a day. Usually it needs to be given for 5-7 days depending on the condition.
If conditions worsens like breathing difficulty, persistent fever or decreased feeding please consult your pediatrician.

I hope this helps.
Please let me know if you have any more questions.
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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Pradeep Kumar 14 minutes later
Is it not unsafe to give it to child? Secondly is it 5ml or 0.5ml?
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Answered by Dr. Pradeep Kumar 41 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It can be given safely

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for follow up

The constituents of sinarest that is paracetamol, pseudoephedrine and chlorpheniramine is considered to be safe for this age.
So you can give it safely.
If you have syrup then the dose will be 5 ml while it is 0.5 ml for sinarest drops.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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