What treatments were effective for your case of bronchitis?
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What treatments are there for acute bronchitis?
Bed rest and supportive care such as reducing coughing are the main
treatments for acute bronchitis. In most individuals, antibiotics are not
needed, especially those who have as cause viral or environmental factors. For
some patients who have
wheezing with their cough, beta2 agonists may be helpful
(bronchodilators). Perhaps the most useful treatments are directed at reducing
coughing symptoms with over the counter preparations containing
NSAIDs are often added to reduce inflammation and help relieve
discomfort. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend
OTC cough and cold medications to children under two years of age; these
medicines may cause harmful side-effects that can be life-threatening to young