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My son is only 16 months and they really dont give medz to babies that young. He have a stuffy nose n now only at night he have this bad cough. What can i buy him over the counter??

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Asked by emotions2280 at 10:17 PM on Sep. 15, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • get children's cough syrup and give him 1/2 the dose for a 2yr old. or 4 yr old. which ever is the youngest on the lable

    Answer by sarahlu at 10:19 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • They sell over the counter honey elixer i think its made by little noses?

    Answer by Fairy_Wings at 10:21 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • little noses or dymatap hes over one carcinogeneditrictions dont like to give meds to little kids like antibiotics and stuff but i always ask my pharmacist they tell me over the counter stuff that is safe for my kids

    Answer by aggheff08 at 10:23 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • i meant peditrictions

    Answer by aggheff08 at 10:24 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • triaminic for children and a tiny dose. i am a nurses daughter. infants acetaminophen drops, i am using these on my six month old per doctor for teething. vicks vapo rub on chest, only a little. cold washcloth on forehead. Poly Vi Sol vitamins---vitamins work WONDERS for asthma, colds, immunity. graduate to gummy ones and then flintstones.

    Answer by silverelf at 10:25 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • elevate his head while he sleeps for the cough. Put on a humidifier for the stuffy nose. You can buy a vicks rub for babies. Johnsons makes a great menthol baby wash, that works wonders. (Hubby and I use it too!)
    Keep in mind that any cold medication that you give him will only temporarily relieve the symptoms, even cover them up and may slow actual recovery.

    Answer by new_mom808 at 10:34 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • saline solution always helps with a stuffy nose. and it's natural. like a netty pot, but the have it for babies too.

    Answer by Hollea at 11:21 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • I would get Roubitussin.

    Answer by mp3mom at 12:59 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • it is not recommended to give ANYTHING. See post above from newmom808

    Answer by jusdawn at 4:04 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

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