How Do You Treat Croup at Home? Topic Guide

How Do You Treat Croup at Home? How Do You Treat Croup at Home?: Croup (also called laryngotracheobronchitis) is a viral respiratory illness characterized by high-pitched, noisy breathing (stridor), barking cough, and hoarseness. Croup commonly affects children six months to three years of age. Humidifiers, fluids and rest are the best treatment.

How Do You Treat Croup at Home? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

dexamethasone (injection) Dexamethasone (injection)

Dexamethasone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

dexamethasone (oral) Dexamethasone (oral)

There are many brands and forms of dexamethasone available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »