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How Long Can You Give A Baby Gripe Water And Is It Dangerous
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.
Doubt any harm: A variety of items have been offered to qwell fussy babys since the 1700's, most implying some sort of stomach upset as the cause. A variety of gripe waters are available, some monitored by the fda and some not. Most appear to have harmless ingredients & in small amounts are probably fine. I have never recomended them.If i did it would be one monitored by the fda. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to give gripe water to my 1 month old colic and gassy baby?If safe,what is the recommended dosage?
Thanks in advance :)
Unsure ingredients: Doctors usually don't give babies any medications, even over-the-counter items, unless there's good benefit. A mom can bring the item to the doctor to check the ingredients, but a little bit of a trusted brand of "gripe water" drops is ok to try. It may or may not help any colicky symptoms. If it doesn't seem to help, then it shouldn't be used. I don't recommend "gripe water" for my patients. ...Read more
My 8 weeks old baby has a terrible gas pain. I used infants friend but it doesn't help much. Is it safe to use gripe water? Many people advise me that
Don't use: Studies show that there is no clinical proof that gripe water has any beneficial effects for infants. I would not use it at all. ...Read more
Yes: The products can be given alone or together. ...Read more
My baby is 6 months and she has really bad colics, constipation and vomits if she is not held up for 30min. Is gripe water safe to use, for how long?
Likely safe...: ...But probably not effective. Reflux is normal in many babies. The children normally grow out of it toward the end of their first year. The best approach is to keep kids comfortable by keeping them upright and occasionally with dr. Prescribed acid blocking medicines if needed. Good luck! ...Read more
Not proven: Gripe water is thought to be safe for infants. However the research has not shown any improvement in colic symptoms above placebo. Research is weak and inconclusive. Colic is a terrible problem for babies and families, so naturally you would like something to help her! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I give my 3.5 months baby Gripe water 10ml a day. noticed some shiver in leg? is gripe water normal? what is its side effects?
VERY SAFE: Gripe water has been used over many years & it is simply a home remedy with no known side effects . ...Read more
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