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25 drops of fenistil drops for 6 months baby ....is it safe?

25 drops of fenistil drops for  6 months baby  ....is it safe?

Yes, use it properly: the drug is safe for a six month old, the range of daily dose for infants is 0-30 drops per day, check the package insert and follow directions. Read also to familiarize yourself with side-effects - GI complaints, dehydration, etc. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin better for older adults for the flu?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin better for older adults for the flu?

Both work, but...: Both are effective at reducing fever, aches and pains. Both are generally safe, in appropriate doses. Motrin is antiinflammatory, tylenol (acetaminophen) is not. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can affect liver function, especially in drinkers. Motrin can irritate stomachs, can cause bleedingulcers, or kidney problems. Side effects/risks can vary with underlying medical condition, other meds, dosage, and duration of use. Ask your doc. ...Read more

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Hey can u give infants Tylenol (acetaminophen) hours after giving children benadryl?

Hey can u give infants Tylenol (acetaminophen) hours after giving children benadryl?

Yes you can: Be cautious though with antihistamines in general in infants, read the labels of all OTC drugs carefully, check with your doctor if you want to give antihistamines regularly, good luck ...Read more

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Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Yes: You would need to take a lot more pills to achieve an adequate adult dose. ...Read more

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Toddler's daycare administered infant tylenol (acetaminophen) without my consent. Is the drug safe?

Toddler's daycare administered infant tylenol (acetaminophen) without my consent. Is the drug safe?

Yes,at proper doses: This med has been around for at lease 5 decades that I know of and is well tolerated by infants. The proper dos for size is well studied and on most produces.Like any good medicine, it is strong enough to do good, but used wrong, can do harm. ...Read more

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Which is safer for infants: ibuprofen or acetaminophen?

Which is safer for infants: ibuprofen or acetaminophen?

Depends: We never give ibuprofen under 6 mo of age because of risks related to the kidneys. After that point they are both about equal in safety & effectiveness when given at proper doses. I prefer ibuprofen since you don't have to give it as often. ...Read more

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Is gripe water the same as mylicon drops for babies?

Is gripe water the same as mylicon drops for babies?

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 traditionally used to calm the baby, in small quantities.Whether it works is not clear, as are the gas drops. ...Read more

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Is 2 months old too young for baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Is 2 months old too young for baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

No but ?REASON: What is reason, a 2 mth old with a high fever is more vulnerable to infections than an older infant the infant should be evaluated by the pediatrician and may even require some tests eg blood count, urine culture to determine cause of fever so have baby checked before liberally dispensing tylenol( ensure that correct dose for weight at all times). ...Read more

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My son is allergic to rocephin ibprofen and penicillin we gave himequate vaporizing rub children multi symptomns Mucinex (guaifenesin) ludens cough drops is thisOK?

My son is allergic to rocephin ibprofen and penicillin we gave himequate vaporizing rub children multi symptomns Mucinex (guaifenesin)  ludens cough drops is thisOK?

Likely a non issue : The OTC medications you have mentioned do not contain any of the compounds you have listed as allergenic to your son. That being said, they may contain medications that he is allergic to that you don't know about yet, so careful observation is warranted. ...Read more

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Are tobastar eye drops safe for one month baby?

Are tobastar eye drops safe for one month baby?

Tobastar: Safety and efficacy of this medication has not been established in children under the age of 2 years. Steroids should NEVER be used in the eye unless specifically prescribed by a qualified ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is t minic drops safe for infant of 5 months.

Is t minic drops safe for infant of 5 months.

Not recommended: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends against using decongestants and cough medications for infants. Saline rinses and suction are however helpful with nasal congestion and cough. ...Read more

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Is ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) better for a nursing mother?

Is ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) better for a nursing mother?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (tylenol) is recommended over Ibuprofen for nursing mothers. However, both medications can be found in trace amounts in breastmilk. ...Read more

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Can I give otrivin pediatric drops for my 3 months old baby with congestion? What is the dose?

Can I give otrivin pediatric drops for my 3 months old baby with congestion? What is the dose?

Do not use: Do not use Otrivin pediatric nasal drops in children under 6 yr of age. Instead use normal saline drops 1-2 drops to each nostril every 3-4 hours to loosen secretions. You can remove excess secretions using a soft nasal bulb syringe. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to mix children's tylenol (acetaminophen) with children's allegra?

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Is it possible for you to mix children's tylenol (acetaminophen) with children's allegra?

Yes: I don't believe there is any problem, but don't exceed recommended doses. ...Read more

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