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can you use carbocystein for a 12 year old suffering from chronic cough ?

Hello,can I use carbocystein for 12 year child with chronic productive cough mucous in nature ,whezzy chest ,diffuce rhonchi.neonatal history (meconium asperation with bronchopneumonia ),frequant admition for recurrant chest infection.Iam asking for any farther therapy to help this claver child.thanks.
Asked On : Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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You can definitely use carbocysteine if you have tried before. But, I would recommend you to consult a child specialist before starting with the medicines. You can definitely give her plenty of warm water to drink and also help her to do steam inhalation 2-3 times/day which can help in bringing out the sputum.
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Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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