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A 33-year-old female asked:

Which is the best and safest cough medicine to get the congestion out of a 11 year old? flu shot mon then tues she got sick almost a week.

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Dr. Kenneth Horlander
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Congestion in 11 yo: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil sinus are ok options, especially before bed. Mucinex dm or Robitussin-DM can also be used and can be used with one if the 1st two options. There are children's versions. Benadryl is another option. Don't blame the flu shot.
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