No parent likes to see their child suffering from a cold. Doctors typically will not prescribe antibiotics for a common cold or the sniffles, so you should always have children's cough, cold and allergy medications in your home. Trusted children's medications include Benadryl, Claritin, Dimetapp and Sudafed. Unlike the old days, children's medications are now made with great tasting flavors that no child should refuse. You can purchase all of the children's medications that you need from Walgreens and To save money on your order from those merchants, use a coupon code when possible.

1. Benadryl

Benadryl is a great product if your child is suffering from allergies or a sinus infection. You can purchase liquid Benadryl in great tasting flavors, such as cherry and grape. If your child isn't a big fan of liquid medications, Benadryl also makes a cherry flavored dissolving tab. Children's Benadryl is capable of relieving symptoms such as running noses, sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, and an itchy throat. If you are always on the go and don't have time to measure the proper dosage of Benadryl, you may want to look into the pre-filled single use cherry flavored allergy medication that Benadryl makes.

2. Claritin

Claritin comes in a grape flavored liquid and in grape flavored chewable tablets. Claritin for children can stop the sniffles for 24 hours. Claritin is great if your child needs to go to school, because unlike many other allergy and cold medications, Claritin is non-drowsy. The liquid that Claritin makes is a dye free syrup. You can purchase Claritin chewable tablets in a 10 or 20 count box. The medications that Claritin makes are safe for children 2 years and older to use. Claritin is dye free, sugar free and alcohol free.

3. Dimetapp

Dimetapp is a manufacturer of cold and allergy and cold and cough liquids for children. Dimetapp is available in a great tasting grape liquid. The cold and allergy liquid that Dimetapp makes is great for stuffy noses, runny noses, sneezing, and itchy and watery eyes. The Dimetapp cough and cold liquid children's medication helps relieve the same symptoms as the cold and allergy liquid, plus the common cold. Dimetapp liquid medications should only be given to children that are at least 6 years old. You can purchase Dimetapp in 4 ounce bottles.

4. Sudafed

Sudafed has been a trusted brand of children's medications for many years. Sudafed makes a grape flavored cold and cough liquid and a raspberry flavored nasal decongestant liquid. The cold and cough liquid that Sudafed makes is great for sinus pressure, stuffy noses, runny noses and coughs. If your children is suffering from a runny nose, stuffy nose or sinus pressure as the result of a cold or allergy, you may be interested in the Sudafed nasal decongestant. All of the liquid children's medications that Sudafed makes are alcohol and sugar free.