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Lorinase Syrup 2 Year Old
Yes: We use it in infants on a regular basis. ...Read more
Depends on…: Why you wish to give them. Albuterol is for acute or chronic asthma; children's tylenol (acetaminophen) is for pain or fever. Doses for each are based on the child's weight. If u are using older formulation of children's tylenol (acetaminophen), make certain u follow the package directions for correct dose. (if uncertain, ask your pediatrician). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bronchodilator: If the cough is effective and the mucus clears easily from the lower airway nothing is needed. But, if the mucus seems to be difficult to clear there may be some bronchospasm and the child may be helped by using a bronchodilator such as albuteral. It can be delivered by using a nebulizer or and inhaler with a spacer. In some cases an inhaled steroid may be also beneficial. See your doctor. ...Read more
If it was prescribed: For him by his pediatrician or pediatric ophthalmologist, yes. If it was prescribed for someone else, no, because of risk of cross-contamination. ...Read more
My baby boy is 2 month old. Is gudcef drops safe for him. Dr told he is having sinus. Dose prescribed gudcef 15 drops 2times butamol syrup 2 ml 3times?
Wouldn't use either: A 2 mo is congested and coughs because they have irritants,odors, dust,etc.triggering nasal congestion.A good nasal wash out and suction with saline drops should be all the kid needs. Eliminate the nasal irritants and the kid may improve. ...Read more
Probably: He probably will be ok but may be drowsy. His mouth may get dry. You gave him two times the usual adult dose. Don't send him to school so you can watch him to make sure he doesn't get into an accident. I would have him avoid sports for the next 24 hrs. If he acts unusually then call your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I give my 2 yr old childrens Zyrtec (cetirizine) 2 hours after giving him hylands cold n cough medicine? He weights 35 lbs
Accidental overdose: Call poison control, You have all the information needed to answer this and they are your best help. ...Read more
My son 11 months 22lb has hayfever found allergy relief for 1 year old it's chlorphenamine maleate 2mg/5ml dosage 2.5ml can he take this amount?
Infant care: Infant is too young for this medication general use. Talk to your pediatrition for alternative means of treatment - look into what may be causing the. " allergy" symptoms . Common household exposures. , dust , animal dander, dust mites , mold and food groups can be the culprit to these " allergy" symptoms especiall if infants symptoms are chronic or recurring. Wish you well. ...Read more
Yes an no: Dextromethorphan (component in delsym) should only be used at the appropriate dose aafter your pediatrician made sure that the child does not have pneumonia or asthma. It is for symptomatic relief and you can easily overdose a child. Do not exceed more than 1 mg per each 2.5 pounds of weight. Example: a 25 pound child should not receive more than 10 mg of dextromethorphan. ...Read more
No but ?REASON: What is reason, a 2 mth old with a high fever is more vulnerable to infections than an older infant the infant should be evaluated by the pediatrician and may even require some tests eg blood count, urine culture to determine cause of fever so have baby checked before liberally dispensing tylenol( ensure that correct dose for weight at all times). ...Read more
Define "safe": This & similar medications have been used for years after approval of the FDA. Many were prescription only until eventually moving to an over the counter status. In size appropriate doses they are considered safe.Studies over the last decade or so show little if any benefit to kids under 12. ER visits due to child directed overdoses led many to consider them more a threat than a benefit. ...Read more
My daughter's pediatrician prescribed her Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm cough syrup as needed for cough and she is only 2 yrs old. Is this cough syrup bad for her?
Not recommended: The fda, as well as the aap do not recommend cough/cold products for young children, as they have not been shown to be effective, and may have side effects. I'd suggest vaporizer, fluids, suction nose with saline, and if over 1 yr, a tsp of honey. Don't use honey if less than 1yr, as there is a risk of botulism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hydrate....: It is important to make sure the child is drinking as much fluid as possible to replace the losses from the diarrhea. Please call the pediatrician to discuss this; there are many non-viral causes of diarrhea and you need to be sure what is happening here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Topical Benedryl: Topical Benedryl is considered safe to use in toddlers. It is not recommended if the child is also taking oral Benedryl at the same time. ...Read more