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Is t minic drops safe for infant of 5 months.

Is t minic drops safe for infant of 5 months.

Not recommended: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends against using decongestants and cough medications for infants. Saline rinses and suction are however helpful with nasal congestion and cough. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use oral drops for 2 m infant to relief gases, can you advise for good ones?

Is it safe to use oral drops for 2 m infant to relief gases, can you advise for good ones?

Wide range: It is safe. There are plenty different ones — mylicon, gripe water etc. There is no one thing that is " the best". Different medicines work for different babies. You will have to try to see. ...Read more

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Is gripe water (gas relief drops) safe to give to a 2 1/2 week old infant?

Is gripe water (gas relief drops) safe to give to a 2 1/2 week old infant?

They don't work. : Babies swallow air when crying & bottle-feeding. Till ~ 6 weeks, their intestinal smooth muscle does not coordinate propulsion of liquid & air. Use the "football hold". Put baby on your forearm, head at your elbow, face down. Press your palm against his tummy, flex his hips, encircle one leg with your fingers & roll him gently against your chest. Tilt head up to burp, tush up to pass gas. ...Read more

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Is gripe water (gas relief drops) safe to give to a 2 1/2 week old infant?

Is gripe water (gas relief drops) safe to give to a 2 1/2 week old infant?

Yes. : Gripe water can be given to a 2 1/2 week old baby. Make sure it has no alcohol in it. There are other medications also that may be used — discuss with baby's doctor. Best of course, is no medications if at all possible. Mom refraining from milk intake herself sometimes may help. ...Read more

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Which shots are not safe for infants?

Which shots are not safe for infants?

Be more specific: I know of no shots that are recommended for infants that are dangerous to them.If so they would not be used. If you read the stuff from the vaccine haters, understand that they have been at it forever. Ben Franklin was a skeptic about the smallpox vaccine, but his memoirs record his sadness that his failure to accept it cost him a son. ...Read more

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My 6 month year old infant is already holding her bottle... Is that safe and okay for her to do?

My 6 month year old infant is already holding her bottle... Is that safe and okay for her to do?

Depends on situation: If baby is sitting while holding her bottle it's probably fine. If laying down it's a problem. This position for feeding is more likely to lead to ear infections and dental decay. It's a nice trick but it's a bit early to let baby self feed. ...Read more

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Are eggs safe for infants?

Are eggs safe for infants?

Depends on situation: I don't feed infants egg white under 1yo as it can sometimes set up an egg allergy if offered too young. ...Read more

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Is hyoscyamine safe for infants?

Is hyoscyamine safe for infants?

No: Hyoscamine or levsin (hyoscyamine) is not recommended for infant because of potential side effects. It makes babies have dry skin, eyes, dilated pupils and more lethargic. ...Read more

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Is calahist safe for infants?

Is calahist safe for infants?

Not recommended: Calahist has a strong anti-itch medication which can be absorbed erratically in young children. I would not recommend it. It for use in children over 2 years old. ...Read more

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Are there any cough medicines for infants that are safe?

Are there any cough medicines for infants that are safe?

Other treatments: Typically, for infants, using nasal saline drops, humidified air for croupy cough, and keeping the baby well hydrated is advised.
If your infant has a fever, prolonged cough, worsening respiratory symptoms and/or is not feeding well, it is particularly important to follow up with your physician. I don't recommend cough syrup in younger children. ...Read more

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Hi. How to deal with infant colic? Does finistil drop help?

Hi. How to deal with infant colic? Does finistil drop help?

Colic: Colic usually begins around three weeks of age andlasts until three months of age it can occur atleast three times a week and lasts for three hours or more. Cause is unknown, although some feel it is a form of migraine. All kindsof treatment have been recommended. I find that swaddling works well because it soothing and comfortable for the baby. Movement in the form of a swing or walk also helps. ...Read more

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How much concentrated iburpofren infant's drops should I give my 8 lb baby. Of 2 weeks and 6 days?

How much concentrated iburpofren infant's drops should I give my 8 lb baby. Of 2 weeks and 6 days?

?? Why ??: This med is never given to infants that young. It can injure the kidneys. Beyond that, why are you giving a baby that young pain medication? If it has fever >100.4 it needs to go to the ER immediately. If you assume there is pain, consult with your pediatrician before giving anything, s/he may want you to bring baby in for an evaluation. Put those drops away until at least 6 months. ...Read more

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Are infant neck floats safe?

Are infant neck floats safe?

Neck Floats: Neck floats do not replace parent or caregiver being in the water with the infant. Not safe if using without close supervision. ...Read more

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Is swaddling an infant tight safe?

Is swaddling an infant tight safe?

Depends: Infant swaddling is a transitional measure that replicates the snug feeling of the womb & calms baby when they can't handle the random movement of arms & legs. That said, they didn't need to breath in the womb and without room for arms & legs to move they don't develop muscle tone. To tight is a problem for both. The goal is to gradually loosen the wrap & have it gone at a month. ...Read more

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Is azithromycin safe in infants less than 6 months?

No: There are several reasons that Azithromycin (as well as erythromycin) is not recommended for use in children under 6 months of age when another antibiotic is available. Development of jaundice is one of the major risk factors. ...Read more

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How much camomile tea is safe for an infant with colic?

How much camomile tea is safe for an infant with colic?

I never advise it: A light brew of chamomile tea may give you something to do but I can remember no research data showing predictable benefit. Teas have been offered for colic since the first written treatment books for kids in the 1700s & follow the assumption that the gut is somehow upset. Present thought finds it a more transient behavior/frustration issue. ...Read more

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Side effects of over dosage of sinarest AF drops in infants?

Side effects of over dosage of sinarest AF drops in infants?

Call poison control: If you or someone else has taken too much of any medicine, call poison control and find out what to do and ow much is dangerous. Call 1-800-222-1222 ...Read more

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Help please! Is auto focus led on a digital camera safe for infants?

Help please! Is auto focus led on a digital camera safe for infants?

Yes: The led focusing light on a digital camera is very safe and will not hurt the eyes or skin of an infant. ...Read more

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Is there an antihistamine for an infant that is safe, and how much would I give her?

Is there an antihistamine for an infant that is safe, and how much would I give her?

Yes: Cetirazine(zyrtec) is approved for infants over 6mo at a dose of 1/2 tsp/day with additional dosing for older infants. Other preparations may be considered but all should be used in consultation with your doctor. Much of the stuffiness of infants is assumed to be allergies when it is really dust/smoke& other air irritants that antihistamines will not help, so discuss your conserns with dr ...Read more

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Is sodium bicarbonate safe for infants?

Is sodium bicarbonate safe for infants?

No: Sodium bicarbonate is a symptom relief measure used in adults experiencing heartburn or reflux. Adults have kidneys that can get rid of the extra bicarbonate. Infants do not have this ability. If your child is experiencing reflux symptoms talk with your pediatrician. However, please do not give your infant sodium bicarbonate, unless you are specifically to by your doctor and in what amount. ...Read more

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How early can an infant take gas drops?

How early can an infant take gas drops?

Any age: Children's gas drops (most contain Simethicone & others are "homeopathic") are often okay to give to young infants, including newborns. However, you should read the indications & instructions for any product and consult your Pediatrician if you feel something more serious could be going on. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply mercurochrome on an infant?

Is it safe to apply mercurochrome on an infant?

Would not: Besides the chemicals, it will sting and hurt your baby. Try using a gentle sopa and water to cleanse a cut or abrasion. ...Read more

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Is it safe for infant to take aeroflux salbutamol?

Is it safe for infant to take aeroflux salbutamol?

Studies show that: There is no beneficial effect, but no increased side effects, of giving salbutamol to infants with bronchiolitis. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9124056. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put a suppository in my infant before bed?

Is it safe to put a suppository in my infant before bed?

Yes: Are you talking about suppository tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever, or suppository for constipation. Either case it is safe to use before bed time. ...Read more

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Is it safe to feed a 8mths old infant a bite of peanut butter sandwich?

Is it safe to feed a 8mths old infant a bite of peanut butter sandwich?

Wait!: Because of concern for peanut allergies I would wait until she is older. ...Read more