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Child having cold and blocked nose. Not cured by treatment. Given pentids 400 andotrivin nasal spray. Is this safe?

I have a 10 year old son,for last 1 month plus he is suffering from cold and nose blockage with thick mucus enimating some times,as being a child he is feeling lot uneasyness ,the virus doesnot seem to vanish with lot of treatments,yesterday one of the pediatrician advised one tablet of pentids 400 for 6 days,and otirivin nasal spray . please advise is the above medicine safe for the child and what are the remidies we should follow to arrest this.
Asked On : Wed, 16 May 2012
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

In a child having cold for such long duration we suspect sinusitis and prescribe antibiotics.

So your doctor has advised those antibiotics.
Does he have any fever?
Is there any history of swelling over any part of the face or pain there

Please reply so that we can help you better

Take care
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