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A 30-year-old male asked:

my 10month baby has severe cough.doctor gave him cefixime+ofloxacin, salbutamol+theophyllin, paraceta, zinc syrup.last nite he cry whole nite. help pls.?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tracy Godfrey
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Response: Sick babies should always be evaluated in person. I would recommend taking baby back to the doctor if he seems worse.
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably medication: Salbutamol and theophylline are both asthma medications, and often help with cough, but irritability is a common side effect. It could mean that the child is getting too much for his weight. A nebulizer might be better. Don't give any more medicine untgil you discuss it with your doctor.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Chest image: The lack of response to medications concerning. Please see acute care today. Cool air mist, nasal saline and keep upright bat a 30 degree angle. Flu, CoVID and pertussis screening recommended.

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