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What Can You Give A Four Year Old For A Cough
Meds: There are two brands of honey based cough med that I have seen. One is made by hylands. The other by zarbees. These are ok for a 4 year old. You can also try a vaporizer. You can prop him/her up on a pillow at night. Vicks is also ok to use. If the child has shortness of breath, severe cough, labored breathing, high fever etc. Then you better take him or her to the doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My four year old has a dry (wont stop) kind of cough ... Is there something i can give her to give her (and us) some relief?
Could be asthma: Cough medications are not a good idea in a young child. If the cough is persistent, worsens with running or is worse between 2 and 6 am, it could be asthma, particularly if there are allergies in the family. If the cough is persistent, see your doctor. Coughs sometimes respond to a steamy shower, try that until you figure it out. ...Read more
My 4 year old took zarbees nightime cough medicine and threw it up as doon as I gave it to her. Itsbthe only thing helping her cough ca I give again ?
Yes: Shouldn't be a problem of overdosingGet a more detailed answer ›
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
What are possible reasons that my four year old has chronic cough with mucus months after pneumonia bout?
Talk to your doctor: There are many causes of cough that lasts a long time. When it goes away in 2-3 weeks it is likely to just be an acute infection, but when it lasts for months it is more serious and needs to be checked out. Asthma, allergies, sinus infection and acid reflux can all cause on-going cough. Talk to your doctor about further testing and/or referral to a children's lung specialist. ...Read more
Yes: The two can be given concurrently and do not compete with one another. ...Read more
Hi.i have givin my 4 year old delsym(2.5) ml hour ago for his cough. He has a 38c fever can I give him actominophen or should I wait? Thank you
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