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My son having cough
My son is having cough and running nose since 1 day. We observed light sound wheezing type while coughing He is around 11 kg weight Please suggest if I can give ascoril expectorant 2 times a day I have given this earlier and it had helped I am unable to go to doctor since I am in remote place
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
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Hello there. He might be having a lower respiratory tract infection which is causing these symptoms. But ascoril expectorant will just give him symptomatic improvement. But he might also need a course of antibiotics. So give him ascoril but do take him to a paediatrician and get him checked out for the treatment of the root cause. Regards
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Dr. Chethan R S
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Hi, ascoril can be a symptomatic treatment. However the underlying cause should be evaluated. Consult Pediatrician...
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