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I have been treating my 4 year old for a cold flu type virus she had ibuprofen at 9 pm and benadryl (diphenhydramine) at 1030 mucin ex dm at 11 i thought i was giving t?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: I would recommend using ibuprofen only for pain and a temperature of 101 or above. The benadryl (diphenhydramine) should be discontinued. A pediatric cough syrup can be used, but is not generally recommended. Using a nasal saline rinse can help to reduce post nasal drip and cough.

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