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Over the counter antiemetic for children

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Several good ones: But best depends on cause of emesis: viral/bacterial gastroenteritis/food poisoning: emetrol, pepto-bismol, kaopectate; dizziness/seasickness: dramami... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
Fertility Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: If you have Insulin resistance or even diabetes metformin is fine to take. Some people have lost weight on metformin, perhaps due to GI side effects.... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: There are not many safe over-the-counter cold medications for children. The medications which had been previously available were both not very effect... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Used appropriately, children's tylenol (acetaminophen) and children's Motrin (or their equivalent) are safe for children. However, these medications ... Read More
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OTC medications: What symptoms are you treating? How old is the child? You obviously have been to your local pharmacy and you have seen hundreds of over the counter me... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kimura
Allergy and Immunology 35 years experience
Moisturizers: Anything over the counter that can help moisturize the skin will be beneficial. I personally like eucerin cream. Its available in large jars and if ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Hydrocortisone: Also look for moisterizers with ceremides. Eucerin, aveeno eczema care, etc. First soak in water for a long time----at least until fingers wrinkle----... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: But be careful because they burn when they get on your skin. Over the counter wart remover solutions are usually salicylic acid solutions. You can put... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes and no: There are several treatment for flu symptoms, but antiviral treatments are prescribed, the sooner the better.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 28 years experience
No: There is no otc drug approved by the fda for such indication (provenly effective).
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Goldsobel
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
No: Catarrh (meaning inflammation and thick discharge) in children with asthma may be part of the normal asthmatic process, and should be treated with pre... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keira Barr
Dermatology 22 years experience
No best: Many good choices, but key not to get in kids eyes as they can irritate. Ingredients to look for: salicylic acid, zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide an... Read More

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