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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: muffin | 2007/03/14

Q.

asthma pump

my daughter has asthma, and we have an asthavent pump and spacer for her, which workd wonders. my baby who has just turned one coughs a lot at night with his bad cold, cough mix does not work, can I give him a pump of asthavent? I have found it works really well for me as well when I am coughing

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There is no harm in giving your baby 2 puffs of Asthavent up to twice daily. You must use the pump with a spacer with a face mask attached.

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