Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Jowie | 2008/08/14


Persistant Coughs

My son is coughing maily at night and he is 3months old, his chest sounds like there is somthing making a funny sound, and he coughs for a very long time without pausing, i bougt him Tussitot will this help him? please help!

Expert's Reply



It is possible that your baby has an illness such as whooping cough and I suggest that he be seen by a paediatrician so that the correct diagnosis can be made.Please do not give your baby Tussitot as it contains an old fashioned antihistamine but of more concern it contains codeine which can cause dependence and is also constipating. In any case it is not allowed to be used in babies under 6 months of age.

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Posted by: cuttie | 2008/08/20

my 4months son is coughing and his chest is wheezing when he tries to breath and makes funny noise, and i was giving him tussitot. please help.

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