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Posted on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: my wife breast feeding mother. 3 1/2 months kid. My wife got severe cold and cough. what medicine is best without effecting baby.
Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj 46 minutes later
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She can take cough and cold syrups that contain chlorpheniramine or cetirizine. Most such preparations do not affect the baby.
Combination of cetirizine is available in many brands. One of them is C-tin plus. It can be taken 2 times a day.
Alongwith she can take dabur honitus 2-3 times a day.
Warm fluids like clean water boiled with ginger and saunf will also provide relief.
Steam inhalation is also good.
For fever she can take paracetamol 500mg 3-4 times a day.

Hope it helps. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Dr Vaishalee
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