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Is It Safe To Give My Baby Teething Tablets
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
No: Teething tablets were a popular homeopathic remedy for infants, but many contain an ingredient called belladonna. Belladonna has been linked to heart arrhythmias, and therefore these tablets have not been recommended by pediatricians for more than a decade. In fact in the last year, they are supposed to have been removed from the marketplace. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infant fever 7 months old. It could be from teething. But do I do. And can I give him water and how much?
Doubt teething: Historically teething has been blamed for many symptoms but in reality most infants cut teeth without significant consequence. Fever greater than 100.5 is most likely related to a viral infection and could be treated with Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen). If fever persists for more than 3 days or your baby has persistent inconsolable crying he should definitely be seen. 1-2 oz of water in a sippy cup is ok. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it alright to give an 8mo infant tylenol (acetaminophen) syrup just once a day at nighttime for teething pain and crankiness? For how many days can it be given?
Our six month old infant is teething. Baby paracetamol (calpol) provides definite relief. The insert says we can give it to him up to 4 times per day. But for how long can we do this safely? 1 week, 2 weeks, 1 month?
Teething is normal: This is another name for acetaminophen and it is a mild analgesic only. It is OK to use this infrequently. Acetaminophen has its own drawbacks and that can be looked-up online. Try to let your child chew on a cold clean rag or something, it helps. This will come and go and they will get through this, and so will you!! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For how many days can you give tylenol (acetaminophen) in a row for teething pain to a one year old infant? I have only given it two times at night. More than one molars are coming in back to back.
When it is recommended to give calcium to infant? I have eight months child i give him only vitamin d drops ...He got one teeth only and didn't crawl?
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