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A 28-year-old female asked:

my baby is 10 n half months old....he is havin running nose and cough.... what shal i give him.????? cn i giv him brandy wid honey half teaspoon....

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sick infant 10 month: DO NOT GIVE BRANDY or HONEY to a 10 month old.There is botulism in honey and infant's stomach can not kill it, so they can get botulism. Brandy is alcohol and should not be given to infants. Clarinex (desloratadine) an antihistamine, can be given to children of 10 months -dose is 2 ml. Consider elevating head of bed, if possible.He may need antbiotics so seek attention today from urgent care, or doctor.

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