A 28-year-old female asked:
5 yr old has bad cold - congestion, sore throat, barking cough. all otc cold meds w/ decongestant say 6+. is there something i can give him?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Peter Karsant answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Check with : Your md as childrens otc medicines are based on weight. Not all otc meds are safe for children under certain ages/weights so please consult with your md. You should have the throat checked to be sure it is not strep.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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