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What cold medicine can i give my 2 month old baby

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Nothing.: If you think your 2 month old has a cold, you should see your doctor. Babies at this age still don't have a strong immune system, and we take illness... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Avoid in infants: Cold meds we use as adults or with older kids reduce drainage by using meds that dry & thicken the drainage.Babies are dependent on narrow nasal passa... Read More
Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
None: Cold medications can be harmful to a 2 mo old baby, that is why they were taken off the market for that age. You can use a humidifier and place saline... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
At that age, it's : Best to take her to her pediatrician if she has a rectal temperature of 100.4 or higher, rather than to suppress a fever.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: Ibuprofen (Motrin) is considered potentially toxic to infant kidneys when giver before 6 months of age.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Thanks for asking!: The dose is weight dependent . Average 2 months old is about 11-12 pound , the dose for that weight is 75 mg
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Just half: Dropperful of tylenol (acetaminophen) infant drops preparation every 4 hours as needed for fever above 100.4.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics 42 years experience
MEDICATION DOSE: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Acetaminophen comes in one strength now; 160 mg/5 ml (per teaspoonful). The older concentrated form has been taken out of m... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
AURI: Suction nasal secretion with bulb syringe. No cough rx at this age. Give tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever. Check with md when not feeding and not sur... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Very different: Vaccines allow the immune system to build up a natural protection against certain infections to avoid getting sick in the first place. Benefits:great.... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
Family Medicine 44 years experience
There : There are no cough and cold medicines recommended for a child of your son's age. The best treatment is to use a blue bulb syringe to suction out his ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Infant Weight Gain: Your daughter's birthweight, 3.6 Kg is at the 50th percentile which is average. Her 2 month weight is also at the 50th percentile or average. In the f... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
No: Depending on their symptoms they can have food allergies at that age. See your pediatrician first, if they recommend it, then see an allergist.

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