Many parents have stood in the medicine aisle at the local drug store staring at the many different options. Even dealing with how to respond to a cold or cough can be daunting.
Choosing between cough suppressants, expectorants, antihistamines and decongestants or any possible combination of these can literally give parents a headache. As a pediatrician and a parent, I've designed a helpful guide to help you sort your way through the many common medications you may encounter.
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