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Child having fever and cough, taken maxtra and calpol, has semi solid stools. Is it safe to give zanocin ans zinconia syrup?

my son is 3 yrs 8 months old. for the past 3 days he is having fever and cough . doc gave calpol 250 and maxtra for cough twice daily. fever has been around 100 degrees. as of todays, ie 3rd day, he is having only one bout of fever around evening time. since morn today he is also having stools semi solid in nature, watery for last 3-4 times, not smelly, but in small amount, i just gave zanocin and zinconia syrup . Is it ok for him ?
Asked On : Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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Hello Dipankara
Thanks for the query
Actually all these symptoms are suggestive of viral illness involving both respiratory and digestive system. Zinc containing syrup help in better epithelial cell growth so it will help both in cough and diarrhea. Just maintain adequate hydration by frequent ORS sips, continue feeding, give zinconia 5 ml once a day for 14 days.
I hope this answers your query.
Wish u and your child good health
Thanks with regard
Answered: Fri, 24 Aug 2012
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