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What is the best OTC cold medicine for 10 yr old healthy child? Running nose, itchy throat with mucus, sneezing, headache- no fever, no flu symptoms

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Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Ibuprofen and Honey: Believe it or not, raw honey, 1 to 2 teaspoons every 4 to 6 hours, is very beneficial. Also a good dose of Ibuprofen every 6 hours can be greatly helpful.
Answered on Feb 4, 2015
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