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What can i use to calm a hyperactive toddler on a flight? he hates to be held or confined and will just scream and struggle. is polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) an option?

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Dr. Katharine Cox answered

Specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Would be an option. You might try a dose before you travel. Some children become hyperactive on that medication rather than sleepy. Your doctor can give you a weight based dose. All the best.

Answered Apr 25, 2016

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