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can a child use cetirizine and other cough medicines

A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May be sleepy: May make her sleepy. The recommendation for children's Zyrtec (cetirizine) is no more than 5 ml for a total day.You can check with your local poison c ... Read More

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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Accidental overdose: Call poison control, You have all the information needed to answer this and they are your best help.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Her cough : Is more than likely from her postnatal drainage . If she does have a stuffy nose and chest congestion ( noisy breathing , wet cough or a rattle in her ... Read More
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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
May not help: No one likes to see their child suffer and feel the need "to do something" but multiple research studies the last few years have shown cough meds are ... Read More
A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Whooping cough?: Your son may be suffering from whooping cough. Ask your doctor to test for it.
A male asked:
Dr. Gary Kohn
Dr. Gary Kohn answered
26 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
See doctor: It is not recommended to give infants and young children cough medicine as the cough is typically protective and the medications can be harmful. If t ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Zyrtec (cetirizine): May or may not help with cough. You haven't mentioned which blood pressure you're on? Generally speaking it won't interact with it, but mind you, som ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Although some viral infection may cause a lingering cough for a few weeks, if the problem has been present for this long and still not improving, you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
ZyrtecD+Nyquil Cough: I would recommend that you NOT take these medications together at the same time because doing so will be like taking 5 drugs at the same time. Take t ... Read More
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