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Can I give my 3yrs old OTC meds for cough and cold?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes and No

Sometimes yes and sometimes no.
Some over the counter medications are not safe for all babies. It is wise to have a discussion with your doctor about which medications you can use for some common problems, and write down the advice. Recheck with followup visits.

In brief: Yes and No

Sometimes yes and sometimes no.
Some over the counter medications are not safe for all babies. It is wise to have a discussion with your doctor about which medications you can use for some common problems, and write down the advice. Recheck with followup visits.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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In brief: No

They do not work.
And are not recommended for children under the age of 6 years.

In brief: No

They do not work.
And are not recommended for children under the age of 6 years.
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