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Infant has cold and cough, vomits the prescribed medicines. Suggestion to feed the medicine?

my baby is 10 months old.he is given omnacotril syrup what is it it for cold n cough . Dear Doctor, my baby boy is 10 months old he is having cold cough n sneezing .doctor has prescribed for medicine named omnacortil solution n kuflite S is not taking it as if it takes he starts vomiting kindly sugest how can i give him medicine.also wan to know my baby has not yet started sitting on his own.....any suggestions plz email id is YYYY@YYYY Regards punita
Asked On : Mon, 15 Oct 2012
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Hi,As you are saying your child has cough, cold and sneezing ,most common cause is common cold,I do not recommend you to give omnacortil which is steroid for this.
Try the following advise
1Give him plenty of fluids.
2.Steam inhalation (very carefully).
3.Antiallergic and decongestants drops can be given for cold and cough.
4.Paracetamol ca be given for fever.
Consult with good pediatrican in you area if child will have any of these danger signs
1.Breathlessnes: increase respiration,difficulty in breathing
2.High grade fever
3.Decrease oral intake
4.Repeated vomiting
5.Letargic/dull/decrease activity
Omnacortil usually causes vomiting if given empty stomach, it also causes gastritis.
Child still not started to sit on his own,needs complete milestone evaluation by pediatrician.Child usually starts to sit between 6-8 months of age.
Wishing good health for your baby.
Answered: Mon, 15 Oct 2012
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