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I think my child is addicted to cold syrup, what do I do?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: See The Doc
See your doctor to help determine if addicted, how to wean him.

In brief: See The Doc
See your doctor to help determine if addicted, how to wean him.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Martin Raff
How old is your child, what do you mean by "addicted", which cold syrup are you referring to, where does he get this from, what does it contain, and many other questions. Agree with Dr. Diamond. Have your child see your doctor.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
There are "chronic" conditions like allergies of the nose (rhiniits) whereby physicians will recommend daily antihistamines. If used correctly-is not being addicted.
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: How did it happen
First of all how old is hte child? You need to make sure the child had no access to medications unless it is under supervison.
And yes you ned to talk to the pediatrican to handle it if already addicted..

In brief: How did it happen
First of all how old is hte child? You need to make sure the child had no access to medications unless it is under supervison.
And yes you ned to talk to the pediatrican to handle it if already addicted..
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Dr. Mandakini Patel
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