Children's Cough/ Cold Combinations

If your little one gets sick, check with a healthcare professional, who may recommend one of these over-the-counter products designed to alleviate children's cough or cold symptoms. Also see children's sore throat products and children's cough. And if your kid gets YOU sick, see daytime cough, cold, and flu combinations.

Product Name Percent of Pharmacists' Votes
Children's Dimetapp 25.0%
Children's Mucinex Cold 15.0%
PediaCare 15.0%
Children's Robitussin 13.0%
Children's Tylenol 10.0%
Triaminic 8.0%
Little Noses 5.0%
Children's Benadryl 4.0%
Children's Motrin 4.0%

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Children's Allergy

Does your little one have a runny nose and watery eyes? Is she breathing through her mouth and having sneezing fits? If the symptoms are due to allergies, check with a healthcare professional, who may recommend one of the products below, which are specially formulated to relieve children's allergy symptoms. For grown-ups, see oral antihistamines.

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Children's Homeopathic Cough Products

Homeopathic products, like the children's cough treatments below, usually contain a small amount of a plant- or mineral-derived active ingredient. Whether going the homeopathic route or not, make sure to check with a healthcare professional before giving your child cough medicine. Also see children's cough and cold combinations and children's sore throat products. For Mom and Dad, see (adult) cough suppressants and (adult) homeopathic cough products.

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