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What can I give my 1-year-old daughter for runny nose, cough, and cold?


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Nonprescription cough and cold products should NOT be used in young children.  These products are not effective and have the potential for severe side effects. The best choices to treat a runny nose or congestion in a baby are (1) nasal saline drops, (2) a nasal bulb syringe to remove mucus and congestion, and/or (3) placing a cool mist humidifier in the child’s room.

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