My 3 year old son has a very bad cough with fever of 102 degrees Fahrenheit and above. Since one week, the doctor here has given medication Levolin, Ibugesic and Cetzine along with antibiotics. But, there is no improvement. He still has a fever and a bad cough. Please help.
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LRTI - lower respiratory tract infection.Investigations to be done:
1. CBC (complete blood count).
2. CRP (C-reactive protein).
3. Chest x-ray.
Pneumonia, either viral or bacterial.Treatment plan:
I suggest the following medicines. Please consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent.
1. Syrup Ibugesic 5 mL (Ibuprofen) thrice daily for 3 days.
2. Syrup Asthakind DX 5 mL (Dextromethorphan, Chlorpheniramine maleate and Phenylephrine) thrice daily for 7 days.
3. Syrup Cetirizine 5 mL thrice daily for 7 days.
4. Continue the antibiotic as advised by your doctor.
5. Nebulization with Duolin - Ipratropium bromide and Levosalbutamol (1 respule) every 6 hourly, and Budecort - Budesonide (1 respule) every 12 hourly for 5 days.
If you find any of the warning signs I have told above, then please take the child to the nearest hospital and admit the child. Please follow up with the reports for any further change in the treatment plan.
Revert back with the reports to a paediatrician online.---> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/paediatrician
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