This remedy is for use with symptoms of diagnosed or suspected whooping cough. Symptoms can include : initially, mild bouts of coughing, that can become severe coughing spasms with a high pitched whooping sound when inhaling. After coughing spasm subsides may develop watery – runny nose & eyes. May also experience loss of appetite, slight fever, fatigue, sneezing, irritating cough – more often at night, choking can occur with severe coughing bouts. Throat can feel constricted. Diarrhea can occasionally occur at the start of the infection.
Whooping Cough (Pertussis) is highly contagious, especially from adults to infants, so care needs to be taken to avoid spread, especially in families.
Use this remedy as a starter if you think there is a problem - but seek medical help if you suspect a whooping cough infection. The remedy can be used as an adjunct to any medical treatment given.