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Can i take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? Im 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant

Can i take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? Im 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant

According : According to drugs.Com, triaminic is a category b drug which means that it is considered fairly safe for you and the baby during pregnancy. You can also discuss the risks and benefits of taking this medication with your ob/gyne. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

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


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Can i give my 4 year old children's triaminic night time cold & cough medicine ?

Can i give my 4 year old children's triaminic night time cold & cough medicine ?

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 more

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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?

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?

Cold medicine: Check with your pediatrician first: depends if she has any other medical issues. (Also note: Avoid raw honey intake in children under 12 months of age given risk of Clostridium bacteria) ...Read more

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I gave my 7 year old children's pain and fever at 10:30 can I give him triaminic cold and cough?

I gave my 7 year old  children's pain and fever at 10:30 can I give him triaminic cold and cough?

Yes, but check the: ingredient label for acetaminophen. The formulation of Triaminic Cough and Cold that I am familiar with does not have acetaminophen, but does have a decongestant and antihistamine, which may be helpful if your child has a lot of nasal congestion. ...Read more

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Is it okay to give a 1.5 year old Triaminic? What is good for a persistent cough likely from allergies?

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

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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 ?

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

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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?

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

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Triaminic childrens cough and sore throat - is 4 table spoons enough?

Reask: I suggest reasking this question. What is the condition, how old (weight?) of child? Just provide a little more info. ...Read more

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Can you take Zicam and triaminic thin strips together? I have a cold and i've been taking Zicam regularly, i would like to take a triaminic thin strip. Will this cause any reaction or any side effects?

Can you take Zicam and triaminic thin strips together? I have a cold and i've been taking Zicam regularly, i would like to take a triaminic thin strip. Will this cause any reaction or any side effects?

According : According to drugs.Com, there are no interactions listed for these two medications. However, i would not recommend the use of Zicam nasal gel for a cold. It has been implicated in causing the loss of the sense of smell and the fda pulled it from store shelves in 2009. ...Read more

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Why does my heart race when I am lying down on my side? Why does my asthma act up when i'm lying down which makes me cough for a long period.

Why does my heart race when I am lying down on my side? Why does my asthma act up when i'm lying down which makes me cough for a long period.

Go see your doctor: Tell him/her what you've noted above. Neither heart rate nor asthma should be positional. In other words, neither should respond to or be affected by your position. So best to get complete evaluation. You didn't mention taking any medications so best to confirm your asthma diagnosis including severity so that you can receive appropriate standard of care. ...Read more

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Long distance running vs. Walking abunch of miles everyday. Which of the two would have more of an effect on skinniness of the legs and also the thinness of the bones?

Long distance running vs. Walking abunch of miles everyday.  Which of the two would have more of an effect on skinniness of the legs and also the thinness of the bones?

Well: Running will not be good for thin legs and if the bones are frail it may cause more harm than good. You want to do cardio, maybe use a stairmaster and do wieght bearing excercises that strengthen bone and increase muscle mass. Brisk walking is good for your heart and endurance but if you want real physcial change involving increased muscle tone, wt bearing will need to b involved. Gd luc. ...Read more

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What is a fast-acting cough medicine?

What is a fast-acting cough medicine?

Remedy: A good remedy for coughing is honey (buckwheat is good choice) with lemon juice added to Chamomile tea or ginger tea. For an uncooperative coughBenzonatate can be effective. ...Read more

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My son has a constant cough. Every time i take him to the dr they say his asthma is acting up or he has pneumonia. What can be causing it?

My son has a constant cough. Every time i take him to the dr they say his asthma is acting up or he has pneumonia.  What can be causing it?

Constant cough: If he astma as your doctor suggest he shouldbe tested by sn allergist to determine what alergens heis allergic to.Onethat is determined do environmental control to seeif you. Canremovesomeof the responsible allergens.Beyond thatheneedscontrol meicaytion and the posibility of allergy shots cancome into quetion. ...Read more

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Could occasional cough be a sign of item lodged in esophagus in toddler? Eating and drinking normal. Acting normal. Coughed maybe 5x

Could occasional cough be a sign of  item lodged in esophagus in toddler? Eating and drinking normal. Acting normal. Coughed maybe 5x

Cough: Is it serious: It sounds like with swallowing and acting normal you do not need to be worried. Drinking fluids is another reason to be reassured. ...Read more

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I've been suffering from a terrible cough for 4 days, what should I be drinking to stay hydrated? Water seems to make my cough act up.

I've been suffering from a terrible cough for 4 days, what should I be drinking to stay hydrated? Water seems to make my cough act up.

Sports drinks: If you are getting dehydrated due to things like fever, vomiting, or not taking in enough liquids, i would recommend sports drinks that contain water as well as minerals such as potassium as these are often lost with dehydration. ...Read more