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06 Jun 2018

Dry cough
My 12 year old son, has a terrible dry cough, what can I give him?
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07 Jun 2018

You do not mention how long he has had this cough. If it is for a short time it is most likely to be due to tracheitis. This is an infection of the upper part of his airway. Very few cough mixtures help for this kind of cough, but you can try Pholtex Cough Syrup, the dose is 10 ml twice daily.
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