For cough in a one year old child, the given medications by his paediatrician are sufficient.
But before giving cough medication, I suggest you to take him for an examination by the doctor to look for any signs of throat infection and to examine his lungs to look for any abnormal sounds like wheezing.
If the child is having any abnormal signs, he needs a cough syrup with bronchodilator such as salbutamol or terbutaline. Bronchodilators are given for bronchial muscles to relax. This helps in more air to reach the lungs easily which means better breathing.
.. child is having an asthmatic cough, I suggest you give Asthalin (Salbutamol/Albuterol) nebulization and Budecort (Budesonide) nebulization along with an oral cough syrup with Salbutamol or Levosalbutamol. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss wi... Read full
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