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12mo daughter w/ cold&cough.pedia said to give 8drops fenistil twice daily&2 ml prospan twice daily.the mucus from nose is clear&hear mucus in coughin?

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Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chuanswered
General Practice 46 years experience
Infants cold & cough: Fenistil is an antihistamine, not available in the U.S. Prospan is also not available here. General speaking American Academic of Pediatrics does not support treatment of common colds of viral origin in infants and children with cough or cold medication. Supportive measures such as warm fluid, nasal saline irrigation and hydration . The viral illness has to go to its course about 1 to 2 weeks.

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