Ask an expert

24 Jun 2010

kindly help
Good Morning,

I need your help. My 17 month old son has post nasal drip and has been coughing a lot of phlem and sometimes vomits the phlem. Will only be seeing a paed on saturday but would like to try him on something in the mean time. He''s been having on and off again phlem since 6 weeks ago. Got admitted to hosp with broncho pneumonia. I have the following medication deselex, versef, pre flam, demazin, bisolvin, coughcod, adco flu pain, adco linctopent. I am sceptical of trying any of them because he''s been using them for quite sometime now. I got him nectadyn last night. I am at wits end and need your assistance.
Answer 777 views

01 Jan 0001

Hi There

If you dont have a humidifier or a nebuliser, I'd suggest investing in one. Using water with these will already make a a difference, but adding Karvol to the humidifyer or a mucolytic nebulising solution.
Also continue with the BISOLVON as this will break down stubborn phlegm. Demazin is also worth staying on as it will dry the post-nasal drip.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
32% - 9467 votes
68% - 20215 votes