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5 year old suffer from cold and cough. Why is he not recovering fully?

Hi, My son is 5 years old suffering from cough in the night times for past 4 months. He is getting now and then cold .Whenever we are giving medicines he is able to recover but again he is getting..Can u please suggest why he is getting like this...Now the doctor has advised to give monticope -5 ml in the night,asthalin -5ml in morning-2.5 ml in the afternoon-5ml in the night.. can you please suggest what is the reason behind this cough & cold
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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Recurrent cold cough with nocturnal exacerbation is an allergic bronchitis or asthamtic bronchitis after having ruled out infections.Such Bronchitis happens if there is a family history in parents ,air pollution,various allergens in food and environment.Since the docter has prescribed oral medication he is likely to be in milder grade.The medication might help him if taken properly .If doesnot improve then he might require Metered dose inhalers which only the docter would be able to assess as to when to start.So at present keep a regular follow up with the docter.
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