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A 42-year-old female asked:

my grandson is coughing every few seconds i gave him advil (ibuprofen) he has ate a little bit what should i do for the cough i have also givin him honey?

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Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Cough: You have not said how old your grandson is. As the treatment is dependent on his age, if he is under a year of age, honey is not recommended. If cough last for more than a few days then schedule doctor appointment, if he is over a year of age honey is safe. Other cough medication that is over the counter is also not recommended if the child is less than 4years.

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Last updated Jul 18, 2013

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