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5 yr old daughter vomiting & diarrhea is it ok to give zofran (ondansetron) & pepto. if so, how much & how often? started over an hr ago. liquid diet until better?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

NO!: Never give a prescription med not prescribed to a person without permission of that person's doctor. Also, adult Pepto-bismol should not be given to children 16 years and younger. Read labels Try sips (1-2 tsps) of flat 7-up/sprite every 10 minutes for a couple of hours, then gradually increase amount slowly as long as its not being vomited. See MD if no better in 12-24 hours on clear liquids

Answered 10/23/2017

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