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A 31-year-old female asked:

My toddler age 2 has the flu, runny nose, screeching voice, slight cough and fever. what viral meds can i give him?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Confirmed ?: Tamiflu is a prescription med that can help if started within the first 48 hours of flu symptom onset. After that point it has little value. Comfort meds such as acetaminophen are appropriate.

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