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Elixsure Ib Suspension Medication
4 year old son's on moxypen 125mg/5ml powder for suspension for a cold. His GP diluted it already. Can i add 5ml of diluted mixture to a half glass water to camouflage the medication? Basicly I need to give him his meds and he doesn't want to take it
Always a challenge to get a four year old to take his medicine. The main problem is now you have half a glass of medicine to get down instead of a teaspoon.
Sometimes camouflaged in a strong flavored jelly or pudding might be an option to try. If that doesn't work
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How safe is oral nystatin suspension for oral thrush? I've been prescribed this medication. I also have Crohn's disease &. Ventricular arrhythmia.
If a drug is suspended into 250 mg/ 5 ml suspension, 250 mg being the strength of the active ingredient. What do we call the 5 ml? Is it the dilution?
Not exactly: The term 250 mg/5 ml is the concentration of the drug (the amount of drug in milligrams in a particular volume of liquid). In other words, a much greater concentration would be 250mg/1ml (meaning the entire dose is present in a very small volume), while a much lower concentration (ie more dilute) suspension might have 250 mg in 10 ml. ...Read more
The presence of : Endometriomas suggests a sever form of endometriosis. Your body created an immune response around the endometriotic implants on the ovary and basically walled itself off. Problem is it conitnues to bleed and with time expands and can cause pain. Surgery is the only way to remove them however this depends on your reproductive goals and their size and the severity of your pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Son takes klaryth(clarythromycin) w/c i refrigerate. Then i read reconstituted suspension must not be refrigerated.Why not? What will be the effect?
Clarithomycin: Clarithomycin is an antibiotic that has relatively poor solubility. If is stored in the refrigerator, it is likely the antibiotic concentration in the suspension will be too low. This means that the antibiotic dose will not be appropriate for treatment of the infection. It is important to follow the directions given on the prescription bottle to ensure that the appropriate dose is available. ...Read more
Uncertain: In general, it is recommended that medications not be used after expiration date. With that said, there is a big difference between being expired for 5 days versus 5 years. Your pharmacist should be able to provide more information. ...Read more
Gephyrophobia: Gephyra is greek for bridge while phobos is greek for fear. Put the two together and you have gephyrophobia, fear of (crossing) bridges. I'm not aware of a subcategory for suspension bridges. Check out http://www.Medterms.Com/script/main/art.Asp?Articlekey=12354 for more info. ...Read more
Based on weight: The dose of the medication depends on the weight of the child as well as the condition that they are being treated for. The best thing to do would be to ask your pediatrician and check the dosing of the medication. ...Read more
Varies: It varies from one person to the next. Anywhere from 1-7 days. Small traces could be seen after that. ...Read more
Bacterial: infections, mosrly Gram positive but some Gram negative as well ...Read more
No: The suspension peaks in about 90 minutes while tablets peak in a range of 3-5 hrs. In other words, suspension gets into the circulation faster. ...Read more