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Infant Acetaminophen Brands
Yes: These medications can be given concurrently.They do not interfere with one another. ...Read more
Yes you can: Be cautious though with antihistamines in general in infants, read the labels of all OTC drugs carefully, check with your doctor if you want to give antihistamines regularly, good luck ...Read more
Toddler's daycare administered infant tylenol (acetaminophen) without my consent. Is the drug safe?
Yes,at proper doses: This med has been around for at lease 5 decades that I know of and is well tolerated by infants. The proper dos for size is well studied and on most produces.Like any good medicine, it is strong enough to do good, but used wrong, can do harm. ...Read more
Depends: Formula is not paperclips. There can be minor differences in the ingredients that babies gut may deal with differently.This can result in changes in digestive patterns, cramping,loose stools,constipation etc.while switching back and forth. That said, some kids won't notice any difference and will do well,(or poorly) on one or both. Best find one that works and stick with it. ...Read more
Poison control: 1-800-222-1222 poison control. Is your next call. I would usually want these kids to go to the er for an evaluation/blood levels, but call pc and they can check the total dose exposure. ...Read more
Yes: None of the generics were recalled, so any of them are perfectly safe to use. Be sure if you are using for a child, though, that you know the dose to give based on child's weight and how much is in each tsp of the formulation you actually have. ...Read more
Yes: No additional side effect is expected by combining them. ...Read more
Depends: Ibuprofen is my preferred med. It lasts longer (isn't gives so often). I shouldn't be given < 6m due to risks of kidney irritation. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a fine med but doesn't last as long. I don't recommend alternating the two when a kid has a fever as I have never seen it work well & i respect but don't worry so much about fever. Parents should pay more attention to fluid intake when ill than temperature. ...Read more
Drugs: Yes the two drugs can be taken together. ...Read more
Can a child under 12 weighing 128lbs take the recommended adult dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) cold multi symptom nighttime?
Children's tylenol (acetaminophen) grape flavor oral suspension, 3.38 fl oz: for my 1yer old and his fever is99.5 is that ok to give him 1.25(ml)?
Need weight: You have to check his weight. You basically want up to 15mg per kg. Which is pounds divided by 2.2 x 15. Then figure out the dose from there. If you get the weight i'm sure someone can give you a more exact answer. ...Read more
Possibly, see below: It's always hard to tell with these combination products. The best thing to do is to look at the active ingredient list side-by-side. They're usually good at telling you what each ingredient does (cough suppressant, antihistamine, etc.). If two of the same ingredient are in each product - for example, two antihistamines - and especially if both products contain acetaminophen, do *not* take both. ...Read more
Is children's tylenol syrup (has acetaminophen 160mg) safe to use in pregnant for sore throat and ache instead of tylenol extra strength tabs.
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