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Noworm 10 Ml Syrup For Toddlers
Can i give my formula fed baby (3m old) vit D3 drops, as a prophylactic like once weekly 200 iu (half dose), he drinks about 25-30 ounce per day?
Formula babies: The recommended dose of vitamin d drops is to have at least 400 iu daily, and this is for all children ages 0-18. Look at your formula. If it contains vitamin d, then use the drops to supplement. If it doesn't, make sure he/she is getting 400 iu from the drops. Good luck! ...Read more
Is it okay to give 10 mL Of Children's mucinex with 10 mL of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Allergy Plus to a 12 year old?
Can I give my 10 year old son Mucinex (guaifenesin) fast max dm? It's adult strength and says children and adults over 12 can take 20 ml every 4 hours.
Dosage of Bromfed (brompheniramine) for 14 lb infant? Ped prescribed my 10 month old Bromfed (brompheniramine) for her cough: dose is 1/2 tspn/4hrs. Def not the right dose for her.
See below: Per fda recs, no otc meds for kids under 4 year old let alone under 1 year of age! and as per these meds for your infant, i can't understand why your doc would do this period! cough meds are not beneficial especially in and infant and can, in fact, cause problems like increase the risk of developing a pneumonia. I would stop the med immediately! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 10 year old, 100lb, son took 2 teaspoons of Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm syrup instead of 1 teaspoon. How concerned should I be. ?
Not so much: Just delay his next dose a couple hours, and have him be more careful with dosages. At 100 pounds, he should be fine. Good luck. ...Read more
If OK'd by kids doc: Some physicians may use this in individual cases after an evaluation. It is not generally used in kids under 2 without supervision. ...Read more
3.5 years old kid weighing 16kgs given anti allergy aerius 5ml accidentaly instead of 2.5ml once. Please advise.
Does 17 months baby need sugar(sucrose)? Feeding him dinner in form of 200 ml concentrated fresh fruits&yoghurt..no sucrose since birth,max 10 times
NO NO NO!!!: NO ONE NEEDS SUCROSE! EVER!!! (except perhaps if you are a diabetic who took too much insulin and thus have dangerously low blood sugar) Sugar/sucrose is toxic and best avoided by everyone as much as possible. Would advise adding vegetables to your son's diet. See http://tinyurl.com/ber748c ...Read more
Is 2.5 ml once a day for 60 days of montelukast sodium levocetirizine dihydrochloride syrup dosage ok for a 5 month old baby of weight 5.8kgs?
Probably OK: Since these drugs have wide safety margin, they are likely ok ...Read more
2 yr old-cough for 1 & 1/2month. Claritin (loratadine) 2 ml 1 week-cefdenir 3.5ml 10 days-bromphen 2 ml.no use. Can I use allerid 2.5 ml?have used in 2014-2.5 ml
Don't use more meds: Kindly see your doctor again, ask for a second opinion, it's your right, or see an allergist/Immunologist, other reasons for your child's cough can be reflux, airways hyper reactivity, again sinus infection that might need different form of antibiotics, environmental causes, like second hand smoke or pets, and other reasons, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck, ...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
What is correct amoxicillin dose for 48lb 5 yr old with bad ear infection? Pa gave 12 mls 2x daily for 10 days is this correct?
Son is 7 months, has left ear infection, and prescribed Amoxicillin 400mg/5ml suspension- directions state give 4ml twice a day for 10 days. Too much?
Pretty standard: The dosing is up to 80-90 mg/kg/day to cover for resistant pneumococcus.This dose would be expected for a kid weighing 15-16 lb. ...Read more
My 11 yr old son weighs 139 was given amoxicillin (400MG/5ML SUSP 75ML 6.25 ml) by mouth every 12 hours X 10 days.Is this right for an ear infection?
Maybe: There is controversy about treatment of middle ear infections with some experts advocating no antibiotic at all. Having said that, at 139 lbs your son should be given an adult dose (875 vs 400mg) if treatment for the infection is intended. However if he has done well with the current dose, then completion of the antibiotic course would be fine. ...Read more
5 year old, 50lbs - what is safe simethicone liquid (infant version) dose? What would be safe chew tablet (i.e. adult gas-x) dose for him?
Simethicone : The chew tab Gas-X which is 80 mg is a safe dose to give him. All the best. ...Read more
Can wheat plus 3 fruits crelac cause napy rash to my baby?. He also take vitamin C 5 drop daily.he is 4 month old
I gave 3/4 table spoon of children's Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to 5 year, 9 month old son. Will he be ok?
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