A 33-year-old female asked:
I gave my 6 year old son 2 100 mg jr strength ibprofen chewables for his fever. can i give triaminic nighttime cold and cough for his cold/cough with ?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neigatha Graneyanswered
Pediatrics 39 years experience
See Your Doctor Now: Important details of your son's illness are not given including duration of fever/cough, further description of upper respiratory symptoms, characteristics of cough, eg. wheezing, phlegm, past medical history, and more. Both viruses and bacteria cause these symptoms but are treated differently. OTC Meds are not recommended without further evaluation. See doctor now for correct diagnosis/treatment
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
1.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 3, 2017
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.