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Correct cough medication for a five year old

Patient: Can a five year old have a nebulizer treatment of levalbuterol hci ( 0.63 mg/3ml) after taking 5ml of cough syrup (dextromethorphan 5mg/guaifenesin 100mg)?

 

 

Symptoms: Runny nose, heavy cough

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for your question. Although there are no adverse interactions between these medications we recommend waiting a t least 2-4 hours before administering each dosage of medication. Please be guided accordingly.Thank you for consulting AskTheDoctor.com

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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