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is fenistil effective for cough

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Cough : We are in the middle of the RSV season. That is the most common cause of cough right now in children. A 2 month with a severe cough needs to see the ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chu answered
46 years experience General Practice
Infants cold & cough: Fenistil is an antihistamine, not available in the U.S. Prospan is also not available here. General speaking American Academic of Pediatrics does not ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Your baby should be examined and treated by a doctor ASAP.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: We don't use cold medications or antihistamines (like Fenistil) in young babies. For moderate (or worse) symptoms in a 2 month-old such as coughing, c ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, use it properly: the drug is safe for a six month old, the range of daily dose for infants is 0-30 drops per day, check the package insert and follow directions. Read ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Fenistil drops: The drops are safe and are not known to have side effects
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
47 years experience Pediatrics
Sleeping baby: I would not use the allergy drops. Babies sometimes take a long time to adapt to sleep routines. Here are some tips: Let baby sleep in their own ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Not best: Alergosone (beta methasone) is usually too potent for a baby. It is a cortisone which will help eczema, but should soon be changed to a less potent al ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Taking an antihistamine can reduce the local reaction of a bee sting, as can topical antihistamines. Beware, some topical antihistamines like Benadry ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No major risk: Most antihistamines are considered safe for pregnancy (Category B) nowadays although I am not familiar with the product you are using. I do not expect ... Read More

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