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?
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Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 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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