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Is it safe to give a child hylands cold n cough and tylenol (acetaminophen)?

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Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics
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In brief: OTC Medications:

There are about 400 different 'over the counter' medications for fever, cold, cough.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a fever reducer, somatic pain reliever. Dose: 10-15 mg/kg/dose, 4-6 hours, for fever 101 f or above. Some cold/cough meds contain Acetaminophen also, so there is possibility of overdosing. Many cold meds has Pseudoephedrine which increases heart rate. So, be careful not to overdose!

In brief: OTC Medications:

There are about 400 different 'over the counter' medications for fever, cold, cough.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a fever reducer, somatic pain reliever. Dose: 10-15 mg/kg/dose, 4-6 hours, for fever 101 f or above. Some cold/cough meds contain Acetaminophen also, so there is possibility of overdosing. Many cold meds has Pseudoephedrine which increases heart rate. So, be careful not to overdose!
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