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Dr. Marvin Den
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Halfprin (Definition)

Halfprin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more


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Can a 12 year old take 500mg of ibuprophen?

Can a 12 year old take 500mg of ibuprophen?

Ibuprofen: A 12 year old who is otherwise healthy and weighs more than 110lbs can take 500 mg of ibuprofen. ...Read more

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How many ibuprofens is it safe for a 13 year old girl to take?

How many ibuprofens is it safe for a 13 year old girl to take?

Depends: The weight range for a 13 yo runs 75-150 lb so dosing by weight is quite difficult without knowing the kids weight. The average kid at ~100 lb could easily handle 400mg every 6 hours as needed.I would not go any higher unless directed by a physician . Any kid with kidney function problems should check with their physician before using this product. ...Read more

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Can a 13 year old take cofee bean extract?

Coffee bean extract: No, we dont know the long term effect of the extract on a growing 13 year old. ...Read more

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Can i give 10 mg citirizine to a 13 years old?

Can i give 10 mg citirizine to a 13 years old?

Yes: Yes that is a normal adult dose and should be fine for a 13 year old ...Read more

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Can a 28 year old take cialis?

Can a 28 year old take cialis?

Cialis: Yes. The side effects include headache, stomach discomfort, visual disturbances. More importantly, if you are truly having erectile disjunction, you may want to see an urologist. ...Read more

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My 13 year old son takes medication for hypertension what can he take if he's running a fever?

My 13 year old son takes medication for hypertension what can he take if he's running a fever?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Motrin: It is perfectly ok to use acetomenophen (tylenol) or Ibuprofen (advil, motrin) short term while on blood pressure medications. Problems only if long term use of these meds, so if needs a fe wdoses for an acute illness or pain, ok to use them for a few days. Also, make sure he is gettng plenty of fluids during his illness, or blood pressure meds could get him dizzy! ...Read more

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I have a 10 year old who weighs 130 lbs. Can she take an adult ibuprofen 200 mg?

I have a 10 year old who weighs 130 lbs. Can she take an adult ibuprofen 200 mg?

Yes she can: But read the labels carefully, don't exceed recommended dosage/duration, take after meals not on an empty stomach, usually the dose for kids is 5-10 mg/ kg every 6 hours, and she weighs around 60 kgs, obese though, check this link for weight and height https://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf ...Read more

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Could a 13 year old take 200 mg of benzonatate?

Ask your physician: Please check with your physician to confirm this is acceptable to him or her--without knowing if you have other health conditions or what exactly you are dealing with now, it would not be wise to tell you that it is ok to take. I will say that the maximum daily dose of Benzonatate is 600mg, and it is often prescribed in 100mg or 200mg capsules for anyone over 10 years old. ...Read more

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Can a 5.5 year old take Benadryl and delsym?

Can a 5.5 year old take Benadryl and delsym?

Benadryl okay: Benadryl is okay for a 5.5 year old to take. Delsym is for those over 12 years of age. ...Read more

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Can my 13 years old son who weighs 97 pounds, take 400mg of ibuprofen for pain relief?

Can my 13 years old son who weighs 97 pounds, take 400mg of ibuprofen for pain relief?

Yes: Remember 2.2 pounds per Kg so 95 pounds is 44 kg. Motrin or Ibuprofen is dosed at 10mg /kg and 400mg is OK. Hope he gets better! ...Read more

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Can 13 year old boy take 5mg melatonin?

Can 13 year old boy take 5mg melatonin?

Can or should ?: A 3-5 mg dose is usually well tolerated as a sleep aid by kids at this age.Be aware that the dosing needs of each kid is not well established and some may do well on 1 mg and poorly on 5 or vice versa. It does tend to produce grogginess and should never be taken prior to activities like bike riding, swimming or other sports. ...Read more

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How much motrin 400 mg should a 12 year take? Old

How much motrin 400 mg should a 12 year take? Old

One tab only: A 12 y/o generally could take one tablet of 400mg motrin, usually every 8 hours or up to 3 times/day. However if the person is underweight or has significant health problems, you should speak with the healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Can a 13 year old donate a kidney?

Can a 13 year old donate a kidney?

No: Although age restriction on living donation varies among programs (ages 18 to 21), all of them will not consider donor surgery in patients younger than age 18. ...Read more

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Can a 8 yr old take half tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10mg?

Can a 8 yr old take half tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10mg?

Phenylephrine dose: Phenylephrine dose for 8 year old is 7.5 mg or 3/4 tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10 mg. However tablet has a bitter aftertaste if child is unable to swallow whole. Instead use a pediatric liquid preparation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give my 7 year old son a low dose chewable Bayern aspirin for a headache?

Is it safe to give my 7 year old son a low dose chewable Bayern aspirin for a headache?

Worrisome drug: In the 70's and 80's we saw sporadic episodes of kids dying of liver failure after aspirin exposure, which stopped after we quit giving it to kids under 16. We rarely use it any more because we have safer alternatives like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. When we use it ( Kawasaki disease,arthritis) the low dose form would not be effective. ...Read more

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Should a 9 year old take nyquil?

Should a 9 year old take nyquil?

Children's Nyquil : Children's nyquil has different ingredients than regular nyquil and can be used by a 9 year old. Regular nyquil is recommended for children 12 or older. ...Read more

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What piercings can a 13 year old safely get?

What piercings can a 13 year old safely get?

None: all piercings can have problems such as infection, allergic reactions to the earrings or other implements used. If getting piercings must stress care of area. ...Read more

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How many mg can a 6 yr old take of garlic?

Supplements: Zero. I see no need or any health benefit to treating a child with this supplement. ...Read more

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Aspirin (Definition)

Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more