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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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Methemoglobinemia in infants?

Methemoglobinemia in infants?

G6PD defeciency: Two possible causes. Exposure to nitrates (rare in infants) or g6pd deficiency which can also cause methemoglobinemia in infants. Baby would need metabolic work-up and a good history of toxin exposures. ...Read more

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Is all the tylenol (acetaminophen) in vicodin dangerous?

Is all the tylenol (acetaminophen) in vicodin dangerous?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): More than 4000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) a day can be cry harmful to the liver. So taking to many vicodin may cause toxicity to the liver. ...Read more

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Are fevers and teething in babies associated?

Are fevers and teething in babies associated?

Teething and fever: I would add that if your baby's temperature is above 101*f, teething is less likely to be the cause. If you have any concerns, see your baby's doctor. ...Read more

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Explain the issues around bottle use in babies and toddlers.?

Explain the issues around bottle use in babies and toddlers.?

Tooth Decay: It doesn't take long for our mouths to be colonized with a bacteria called streptococcus mutans. This is the bacteria most responsible for dental caries or cavities. When infants who have teeth go to bed with a bottle of milk it feeds this bacteria with the sugar in the formula or milk causing it to release a substance called glucan. Glucan is very sticky and causes tooth decay and cavities. ...Read more

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause of foam in urine?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause of foam in urine?

Not usually: Foam in the urine is an indication of excess protein in the urine. Urine analysis and blood work , BUN and creatinine as first line testing to see if there is a problem ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine safe in pregnancy 32 weeks?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine safe in pregnancy 32 weeks?

Opioids Pregnancy: Opioids are generally avoided during pregnancy. Opioids have risks (to the unborn child) and these risks need to be weighed against the mother's medical needs. These risks and benefits need to be discussed with you and your physician. Duration and dose of medication plays a significant roll in this discussion. ...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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Can children tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning in an adult woman?

Can children tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning in an adult woman?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not a blood thinner. Nsaids can affect platelets and increase bleeding times but tylenol (acetaminophen) does not . It is not a blood thinner. ...Read more

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Is children's tylenol syrup (has acetaminophen 160mg) safe to use in pregnant for sore throat and ache instead of tylenol extra strength tabs.

Yes.: Two teaspoons of the children's tylenol (acetaminophen) are equivalent to one regular strength tylenol (acetaminophen) pill. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is pregnancy category b, which means that it's regarded as safe to use during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is panadol (acetaminophen) safe in pat. Withg6pd deficiency?

Is panadol (acetaminophen) safe in pat. Withg6pd deficiency?

Maybe: There is a spectrum of severity in g6pd deficiency. Most people with milder forms can take Acetaminophen at normal doses, but those with severe disease can have a reaction to it. Here's a list that may be helpful: http://g6pddeficiency.Org/wp/living-with-g6pd-deficiency/drugs-to-avoid-list/#.Uijwijbkuso. ...Read more

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Children's motrin (ibuprofen) cause blood in urine?

Children's motrin (ibuprofen) cause blood in urine?

Excess or overuse: Yes if you are giving higher the normal dose or more frequent doses of Motrin , you may see noise bleeds , blood in urine etc. ...Read more

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Symptoms of dehydration - in children vs. In adults?

Symptoms of dehydration - in children vs. In adults?

See below: Dehydration in children may be subtle and the infant or child will be listless, and may have atemperature, and high pulse rate and low blood pressure.In adults they will complain of feeling thirsty, generalized weakness.Dry skin, headache, and have a high pulse rate and low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Why is diphtheria mortality higher in children and adults over 40?

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Why is diphtheria mortality higher in children and adults over 40?

Respiratory compromi: Lower immunity may be the reason for quick spread of disease causing respiratory compromise. ...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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