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Cough cures ?

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Moggy72 Sat 22-Mar-14 07:17:07

Three weeks into coughs with my DCs. Not bad during the day but waking at night or early morning. I know they don't give cough remedies for under 6, but is there anything else that might work? Their coughs are quite dry.

workingtitle Sat 22-Mar-14 07:22:10

Steam? DS has croup at the moment and that was one thing the doctor advised. If they're over a year then warm water with honey might also help.

ThreeBeeOneGee Sat 22-Mar-14 07:22:17

If it's a post-viral wheeze type cough, then a salbutamol inhaler is the only thing that helps mine when they get this.

Theyaremysunshine Sat 22-Mar-14 07:38:08

Agree with three. Post viral nocturnal cough usually respond well to an inhaler. Trip to the gp may be in order.

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