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Can i give loratadine and piriton to my 16 month old baby

can i give a 16 month old loratadine and piriton for two weeks? my 16 month old has been coughing and sneezing and having a runny nose since her first birthday, now the ENT doctor prescribed loratidine and piriton for two weeks,is that okay?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
Did you wonder why you child has been coughing and sneezing and having a runny nose for 4 months? Not normal. Candida overgrowth is to blame research this subject and a light is going to go off in your head. Probiotics will help cure the problem and yes it is safe to treat the symptoms with loratidine 2.5 ml or 1/2 tsp once a day that is all that is needed until you fix your baby from the yeast making him/her sick. I use BioGaia when my kids were neonates and threelac after age 1.
Answered: Mon, 18 Apr 2011
OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
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In such a small child we usually prefer old tested anti allergics instead of going for newer drugs like loratadine etc otherwise any antiallergic you choose after consulting your doctor must be given for at least two weeks for it to show any effect.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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