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Will Cetirizine Treat A Really Bad Cough In A 2 Year Old
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
2 year old has a really bad cough, wheezing, fever on n off, runny nose, n vomits sometimes. Inhaler helps breathing but cough very bad please help..
Check with doc: Cetirizine is good as an allergy medicine for control over a period of time. It's not meant as an acute treatment. If your child suddenly has cough, you should have him examined to make sure the issue is viral vs. Asthma or other etiology. A 2 year old can take cetirizine, but it's off-label, and should be guided by a physician. ...Read more
About 1 week ago my 2yr old had a fever for 3 days. Now she has a really bad cough with flem + a runny nose. It seems to be getting worse not better!
My15 month has a bad cough with congestion would u think better to give him bromfed or Zyrtec (cetirizine) ?
Can I give my 2 yr old childrens Zyrtec (cetirizine) 2 hours after giving him hylands cold n cough medicine? He weights 35 lbs
Accidental overdose: Call poison control, You have all the information needed to answer this and they are your best help. ...Read more
Can a give my 2 yr both zyrtec (cetirizine) and nurofen together .. He has a bad cough and running nose and has trouble sleeping because of this?
As above: Do not start experimenting with u kids . Best ask u pediatrician first. ...Read more