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Child has cough, wheezing in cold weather, prescribed Salmeterol. Safe medicine?

sir my daught e r 3yrs 10 month,is having cough morning or e v e ning for 5 to 10 min, if cold is s e v e r sh e will hav e wh e e zing, 3 months back sh e had wh e e zing, i show e d my daught e r to many doctors, th e lat e st shown doctor pr e scrib e d h e r salm e t e rol+fluticason e a e rosol can i giv e r h e r
Asked On : Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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On the basis of frequency and severity of symptoms asthma can be categorised. If frequency is less as in your case (last attack 3 months back) it is intermittent asthma. For management of intermittent asthma only salbutamol inhalation is needed as and when required. The treatment prescribed for your child is according to moderate/ severe persistent asthma.
Some antiallergic agents can also be used for treatment.
So I would suggest you to consult your doctor and discuss for the long and short term management and proper diagnosis of the condition.
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