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Rondec Dm Syrup Antihistamine
A doctor prescribed my 2 year old a half tsp of rondec dm syrup every 4 to 6 hours as needed is this a safe dose?
Cough medicine: Cough/cold medications do not help relieve the symptoms they are meant to take care of. In short, they are useless for children below 6 years old. In addition, the child is exposed to bad side-effects from them like drowsiness, irritability, hyperactivity. Best medicine is lots of fluids, saline for the nose and possibly a cool mist humidifier in his room.. Try honey for the cough. ...Read more
I gave my 8 yr old his zyrtec this morning he takes 2 teaspoons. & bc he's sick I have him a teaspoon of ceron-dm for his cough. I read that it has an antihistamine in it too. I obviously won't give him more today but is that ok?
Should be: Antihistamines can make a person drowsy as a side-effect. The dose of zyrtec for age is appropriate for your child. Adding the ceron-dm may just make him drowsy. Just because he is doesn't mean that "some is good, more is better"when giving medications. They will not necessarily make him feel any better than using a single medication and runs the risk of overdosing/other adverse effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If my 7 yr old is taking Bromfed Dm and got attacked by Mosquitos is it safe to use Benadryl to help with itching while taking Bromfed Dm?
I'm 19 weeks pregnant and took robotussin dm about 4 hours ago. Can I take benadryl to help me sleep so I can actually get some decent sleep?
Which Robitussin DM?: There is one for night time, which contains antihistamine, doxylamine, so Benadryl then would be an extra dose, you need to be careful. Or the other Robitussin max strength DM, which doesn't contain an antihistaminic, then it shouldn't be a problem with the antihistaminic, read the labels carefully, also read about warnings with pregnancy, good luck ...Read more