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is flatuna drops safe for infants

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not recommended: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends against using decongestants and cough medications for infants. Saline rinses and suction are however hel ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
Wide range: It is safe. There are plenty different ones - mylicon, gripe water etc. There is no one thing that is " the best". Different medicines work for differ ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
They don't work. : Babies swallow air when crying & bottle-feeding. Till ~ 6 weeks, their intestinal smooth muscle does not coordinate propulsion of liquid & ai ... Read More
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. : Gripe water can be given to a 2 1/2 week old baby. Make sure it has no alcohol in it. There are other medications also that may be used - discuss with ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended: Calahist has a strong anti-itch medication which can be absorbed erratically in young children. I would not recommend it. It for use in children over ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alissa Zenack
21 years experience Pediatrics
Not lactaid...: Babies under a year should be fed either breastmilk or formula. There are several formulas that do not contain lactose. If the child does not tolera ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, and yes: it is a prescription medicine, so don't use it unless prescribed, best wishes
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: hyoscamine or levsin (hyoscyamine) is not recommended for infant because of potential side effects. It makes babies have dry skin, eyes, dilated pupil ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Simethicone: This is an anti colic medication. It may or may not help. Colic usually begins at 3 weeks of age and lasts for about three months.I find that swaddlin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience Pediatrics
Celamine: The safety of celamine in babies has not been established.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Topicals for babies: Topical anesthetics are generally unnecessary and may be dangerous for children under the age of two! see: http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/teething-pai ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes it is still available. The generic name is simethicone.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Mylicon (simethicone) is safe for babies. It helps break up small bubbles so they can burp. Gripe water is generally safe for babies. However there ar ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnna Thomas
27 years experience Family Medicine
Not recomended: Aspirin when given during certain childhood illnesses can cause rye syndrome. If baby has fever best to go with tylenol (acetaminophen).
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is a common antibiotic used for eye infection in both adults and children. It is safe for the eyes. Pediatricians use o ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Buclizine: Buclizine which is an anti emetic can be given to toddlers in a reduced dosage.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
For what reason ?: A newborns brain requires adequate sources of fatty acids and cholesterol to complete their brain development.This is quite important in the first 2 y ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
22 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: My understanding is this is a soap used for skin whitening. I would wonder why you would need or want to lighten your babies skin. In general, any her ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The chemistries are different. The gas drops are supposed to break down the bubbles to pass in an easier fashion. Gripe contains a number of products ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Irritation: Tea tree oil is likely safe for most people when put on the skin, but it can cause skin irritation and swelling. In people with acne, it can sometimes ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: No problems with this product.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Studies show that: there is no beneficial effect, but no increased side effects, of giving salbutamol to infants with bronchiolitis. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubm ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
For What?: Used for what purpose? And where?

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