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Can You Give A 2 Month Old Tylenol
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
Thanks for asking!: The dose is weight dependent . Average 2 months old is about 11-12 pound , the dose for that weight is 75 mg ...Read more
2 month old grandson got shot today and is uncomfortable can we give tylenol and how much? Can 2 month old have tylenol and what is does
You : You can give tylenol for discomfort and fever, which is 100.4f. It's dosed based on weight. Generally, for 6-11 lbs or less than 4 months old, the dose is 1.25ml every 4 hours as needed for the 160mg/5ml formulation. Please verify the strength before giving the medicine to your grandson. It's best, however, if the child develops a fever, to speak to his doctor to make sure it's not something worrisome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tylenol for fever: Tylenol is not for colds, it'it's for fever or pain. Children under the age of 4 years old should not be given cold medications since they are at an increased risk of side effects. A 2 month old sick child has an increased risk of having a serious illness and you should take her to see a doctor. ...Read more
Al little young: While infant tylenol is not recommended by the manufacturer until 2 years of age it is used and if so the dose in millilitres for the weight you have given is a total of 9 ml in divided doses over 24 hours. That is a very conservative dose so check with the child's pediatrician. Tylenol should always be based on weight and not age in children. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 2 month old son who is due for his first immunizations next week. Should I give him tylenol first?
No: The vaccines of today have improved greatly and cause much less reactions. There are also some articles suggesting that if you give tylenol before or at the time of the vaccination (particularly dpt) there is less of an immune response. Give tylenol after the shots only if he/she has a fever or soreness of the leg. ...Read more
My 2 month old is fussy and has a lot of phlegm he has been able to sleep he has been coughing too can I give him some infant tylenol ?
Not advised: Your baby may have an upper respiratory or lower respiratory infection. I would advise, baby nasal saline and gently removing the nasal mucus and checking the temperature. If there is a temperature of 100.4 or more, please see your physician. T If there is wheezing or a hacking cough, vomiting or any respiratory distress, please seek medical care from you pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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