Phenylephrine, an alpha-1 adrenergic receptor agonist, is sold as a decongestant to relieve stuffy nose and congested sinus that can result from a common cold, allergies, and hay fever. But it can also be used to dilate the pupil (while an eye examination), relieve hemorrhoids, and increase blood pressure (treat hypotension).
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Query: Hi doctor,My 3 year old baby is suffering with cold and cough. Our doctor suggested her Budecort and Asthalin. I am giving them for the last one week, but no improvement. Shall I give Levolin syrup? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to ask you a few questions before I can suggest you anything. Is the cough and cold associated with any fever? How is the cough, dry or wet or productive? Does the child have any wheezing? Are you giving any other medication apart from nebulizati... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 1.1 years old and she weights around 8.5 kg. For the last couple of months she gets cold and cough for every 10 days. We are not using any medication. Let us know if we have to get her tested. Is this is really a concern. Apart from this, she is very active and has no oth... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is common in children in this age group. Due to the seasonal variation, children of this age group are prone to get upper respiratory infections especially children who are bottle fed. You should only be worried if your child develops fever persistently or repeatedly... Read Full »