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Triaminic Nighttime Cold And Cough
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?
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 ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I gave my daughter delsym (dextromethorphan) 12 hour cough suppressant around 7pm and then, at 12:30am, gave her triaminic nighttime cold and cough. Will they interact??
Can I take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? I'm 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant
2.5 hours ago we gave our 3.7 yrs old triaminic night time cold and cough (2.5 ml). Now he has 100.2 f fever and gave him ibuprofen (5ml). Is it safe?
Yes: Always make sure that the ingredients in one drug don't overlap with the other, so you avoid overdosing (classically, it was very easy to overdose on tylenol due to the amount of acetaminophen-containing medications). There does not appear to be overlap between these two. Hope he feels better! ...Read more
Cold preparations: Over the counter cold medicines do not reduce symptoms enough to risk the side effects including changes in heart rate and blood pressure. Try humidifier, lots of liquids (chicken soup!) and ice pops. And see your doctor if he is very uncomfortable. Best of luck and get well soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My Daughter Has a cough. Is 4yrs. Can I give her children's triaminic night cough n cold with diphenhydramine & phenylephrine if so what dose?
I gave my 9 yr old son nasonex (mometasone) this morning, and 2 kids ibuprofen this evening. Can I now give him triaminic daytime cold & cough for decongestion?
Have 5 yr old girl complained of earache, gave her 2 equate childrens pain relievers, had cough and stuffiness gave her 1/2 oz triaminic nightime cough and cold, now has headache on crown of head and says head feels funny, should I take to hospital?
I've already given my 2yr old son Hyland's cold and cough nighttime (before he had a temp) his temp is currently 101.8 can I give him motrin for fever?
Is it okay to give a 1.5 year old Triaminic? What is good for a persistent cough likely from allergies?
It depends: Children's Triaminic products can be given to a child of 18 months but only those with acetaminophen/dextromethorphan. Children's Triaminic products with pseudoephedrine (decongestant) or chlorpheniramine (antihistamine) should not be given to children under six years. If allergies are thought to be present than you need an antihistamine like cetirizine for children. Check with your pediatrician. ...Read more
I am 31 weeks pregnant can I take nighttime hylands cold and cough to help my cold symptoms so I can sleep?
I would say NO:
Herbs in Pregnancy is a huge topic. Hylands has about six herbs in it including Goldenseal which is generally considered to be contraindicated in pregnancy as it may cause premature contractions.
Could use Robitussin, (guaifenesin) Hall's cough drops or cepacol lozenges, Vick's plain cough syrup or chicken soup.
hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Viral infection: Cold and cough usually means a viral infection in the nose, throat, mouth, ears, etc... Cold viruses fly through the air, but they also are on the places that people touch, such as faucet handles, door knobs, phones, keyboards, railings, etc... If one does not breathe in the viruses, one can still catch them by touching the viruses and then transferring them to one's own eyes, nose, or mouth. ...Read more
Cough: The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages & exposure to dust, fragrences, smoke & other irritants. Baby tries to flush these out of the nose with mucous but this often ends as congestion & produces rattling with breathing& cough. The best rx is washing out the nose with saline & suctioning the remainder. Eliminate irritants from baby's environment & this will happen less. ...Read more
Soup!: A study done years ago at a superb jewish hospital in miami showed people given chic hen noodle soup recovered from "colds" faster. I've always suspected 2 reasons;all the antibiotics we feed chickens (although most colds are viral-antibiotics are not helpful) or the soothing and mucus helpful properties of warm liquids in the upper airways. And fond memories of mothers tending us when we were young. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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