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My 3 year old daughter is sick she has a runny nose does Motrin help with that

or do I need to go to the store and get something different?

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andrea86160

Asked by andrea86160 at 11:57 AM on Jan. 22, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Motrin alone no. Motrin Cold. Yes.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 11:59 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • Motrin is for fever and pain. It has no ingredients that would help a runny nose.
    CookieMom108

    Answer by CookieMom108 at 12:00 PM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • I'd go for saline nasal spray (like ocean brand , there are other ones) and rinse her out, that way shes not taking medications, and it keeps the nose clean, my kids never take medications, unless they've got a fever, then they get tylenol, and the spray, is effective in cleaning out the nose, our ped has 4 kids , and told us about this, and it has worked ever since!!! My kids never have nasty noses, some saline , and kleenex, and they are good to go, they will protest it though!!!
    naynkiwismom

    Answer by naynkiwismom at 12:53 PM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • Saline solution and children's cold or allergy medicine
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:11 PM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • But!!! Check to make sure the medicine isn't on a recall list, and make sure its weight appropriate. Weight is sooo much more important than age!!!!
    naynkiwismom

    Answer by naynkiwismom at 9:02 PM on Jan. 22, 2009

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