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Acetaminophen Suppository Dosage
A suppository is a drug delivery system that is inserted into the rectum (rectal suppository), vagina (vaginal suppository) or urethra (urethral suppository), where it dissolves or melts. They are used to deliver both systemically-acting and locally-acting medications. The alternative term for delivery of medicine via such ...Read more
I have earlier used 80 mg Acetaminophen suppository for my 28 mths son now I can only find 125 mg Paracetamol suppository. Is it too strong or not ?
Accidentally inserted infants tylenol (acetaminophen) suppository in 2 year olds vagina. What do I do? It has already dissolved.
Should be okay: Although this medicine is meant for the rectum, i would not expect any major complications from accidental insertion into the vagina. Watch for any sign of irritation or vaginal discharge, and consult your child's doctor if you have any concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I give my 2 year old a fever reducing suppository and a children's liquid tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or motrin?
Children fever: First thing first .Why the child have fever? any cough, runny nose, wheezing , or any skin rash, etc...Does the child look OK or he is real sick. Does he need to the doctor right away or not? One of danger is high fever can cause febrile seizure. Ibuprofen in appropriate dose if he is older than 6 months could help. Sponge bath,ice pack, bath in luke warm water also very effective too. ...Read more
What if tylenol (acetaminophen) suppository 100mg wrongly inserted to the urethra or vagina of 6.5 months baby girl?
Poor baby & poor you: Obviously should not have happened, however baby will most likely be fine & recover completely. I would avoid that health care provider in future no matter how contraite s/he is. ...Read more
Rectal pain and pain relief question. Are acetominophen suppositories for treating anus or rectal pain?
Not necessarily: Acetomenophen, whether taken orally or per recum, is absorbed into the bloodstream and circulates to its site of action. There is no advantage to take the drug rectally if you have rectal pain because the drug does not produce its effects at the sie of administration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not safe: That is a high dose and if repeated on any regular basis will put your liver health at risk. ...Read more
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