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Robitussin Ac Bottle Size
Medication: It comes in whatever size bottle the prescription says to dispense it in. Prescriptions have to specify an amount, and that would be the amount the pharmacist gives you. ...Read more
I received a bottle of hydrocodone/met 5 1.5 150ml of cough syrup. How much hydrocodone is in one table spoon?
Yes he can : Yes he can, there is no reason why he can not, probably need adult dose based on his weight. ...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
Can a child under 12 weighing 128lbs take the recommended adult dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) cold multi symptom nighttime?
Is it okay to take Mucinex (guaifenesin) Fast Max Cold, Flu & Sore Throat Maximum Strength or DayQuil Cold & Flu while breastfeeding a 7 month old?
Catergory C but..: Robitussinac contains category c drugs: Codeine and guaifenesin. However, like other narcotics, Codeine rapidly crosses the placenta. Neonatal Codeine withdrawal has occurred even in infants whose mothers were taking Codeine at cough suppressant doses for as little as ten days prior to delivery. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Just plain robitussin or +dm is better. Get well soon. ...Read more
Reask: I suggest reasking this question. What is the condition, how old (weight?) of child? Just provide a little more info. ...Read more
Can i give a 3 yr old cold and cough Robitussin (guaifenesin) and motrin at the same time ( children's)?
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I never recommend it: Any pungent odor or fume can cause increasing congestion in an infant. I equate vicks to cigarette smoke in young infants.It has little if any value at any age and never before age 3-6yrs. This is a throwback to the sweat lodges of the indians and should be abandoned along with leaches. ...Read more
I giv my baby 2 scoops of generic enfamil infant mixed with1 scoop of name brand enfamil AR . generic scoop looks bigger than than the other, this ok?
Scoop size: The scoops may appear to be of different dimension to your eyes. Why don't you look to see if there is a label impressed into the scoop such as 1 tsp or 1 tbsp. Check the side of the cans of formula. It may be the case that they manufactured it such that they want you to use 2 scoops of the generic formula to reconstitute the liquid formula. They will give the instructions on the side of the can. ...Read more
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
Not recommended: both of these drugs contain opioids and adding them together increases their risks. The prescribing doctor or your pharmacist are better sources for information on this, since they will know your health history and use of medications. Adding them together, particularly if combined with other CNS depressant drugs, including alcohol, can lead to sedation. Generally, do not drive on these meds. ...Read more
I gave my daughter delsym (dextromethorphan) 12 hour cough suppressant around 7pm and then, at 12:30am, gave her triaminic nighttime cold and cough. Will they interact??
Was diagnosed with severe bronchitis. Is it safe to take Robitussin (guaifenesin) AC at 34 weeks gestation? Dosage is 2tsp every 6 hours as needed.
NOT recommended: Robitussinac contains category c drugs: Codeine and guaifenesin. However, like other narcotics, Codeine rapidly crosses the placenta. Neonatal Codeine withdrawal has occurred even in infants whose mothers were taking Codeine at cough suppressant doses for as little as ten days prior to delivery. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Just plain robitussin or +dm is better. Get well soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer