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11 months old suffering with wet cough, we used Allegra and levolin for 4 days but still no effect on cough. - Asked by P K on 02-Dec-2014 09:48:12

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  • MBBS
    General Practice
    Languages Known: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu

    Answered by Dr. Ramya Smitha on 02-Dec-2014 10:26:39

    Continue the same it will take around 10 days to completely get out of the symptoms


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  • MBBS MD Paediatrics
    Pediatrics

    Answered by Dr. Prashant Singh on 02-Dec-2014 11:15:17

    Well i think you should go for an expectorant syrup if cough is productive, Generally cough takes while to resolve in children and patience with observation plays a role here. Try an expectorant syrup and give a weeks time for cough to resolve. Stea inhalation with caution is recommended. If sputum or secretions are colourless theek its safe to wait and with but If its greenish or yellow you may Neend to start antibiotic course
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