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What Cold Medicine Can I Give My 2 Month Old Baby
Avoid in infants: Cold meds we use as adults or with older kids reduce drainage by using meds that dry & thicken the drainage.Babies are dependent on narrow nasal passages that will block with thickened drainage. Your best rx for infants is to use generous amounts of saline nose wash and occasional suction to keep their nasal passages clear. Clean it as often as needed & avoid all the stuff for old kids. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a 2 month old who weights 8lb 8 oz how much infant tylenol (acetaminophen) should I give her?
Thanks for asking!: The dose is weight dependent . Average 2 months old is about 11-12 pound , the dose for that weight is 75 mg ...Read more
My 2 month old weighs 14lbs 9oz what is the right amount of infant tylenol (acetaminophen) i can give him in ml?
Al little young: While infant tylenol (acetaminophen) is not recommended by the manufacturer until 2 years of age it is used and if so the dose in millilitres for the weight you have given is a total of 9 ml in divided doses over 24 hours. That is a very conservative dose so check with the child's pediatrician. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should always be based on weight and not age in children. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to give 2 month old enfamil newborn formula as well as enfamil infant 1 formula? When one can is done switching to another
My 2 month old is fussy and has a lot of phlegm he has been able to sleep he has been coughing too can I give him some infant tylenol (acetaminophen) ?
Not advised: Your baby may have an upper respiratory or lower respiratory infection. I would advise, baby nasal saline and gently removing the nasal mucus and checking the temperature. If there is a temperature of 100.4 or more, please see your physician. T If there is wheezing or a hacking cough, vomiting or any respiratory distress, please seek medical care from you pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please tell me why it'ssuddenly dangerous to give an infant cold medicine, yet safe to pump them full of vaccines?
Very different: Vaccines allow the immune system to build up a natural protection against certain infections to avoid getting sick in the first place. Benefits:great.Risks: small. Because of routine vaccinations, it is uncommon to hear of a child dying of childhood illnesses; a few generations back, it was all too common. Cold medicines only treat symptoms and can have side effects. Risks can outweigh benefits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a recommended cough and cold medicine for a 6 week old infant? Dosage? My son does not have a medical card yet and I have no money to pay for a prescription from a doctor
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