What Is The Dose For Children

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elmiron for children
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my daughter has had a uncomfortable pain in her bladder for 1 year. she is now nine. a specialist has prescribed elmiron. she took a 30 day 100mg 2x a day dose. we now will need to continue the med. because it has been dteremined it could take 3 to 6 months for full benefit... please advise ...
Updated 10 years ago in Elmiron.
Tue, Mar 28 '06, 9:18 PM
What Dosage Of Flupen Can Children Take
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Can a 7 year old take Flupen for an upper respiratory infection, ## Hi Juliette, Yes, a 7yr old can take this medication for an upper respiratory infection. Posted below are the correct dosing protocols for children and adults: Children 2-10 years: 250 mg initially, then 125 mg 8-hourly. Children under 2 years: Half the recommended dose for children 2-10 years Adults (including elderly patients): 500 mg initially and then either 500 mg or 250 mg 8-hourly depending on severity of infection. Doses should be administered 1 hour before meals. These details are referenced from the manufacturer guidelines. I hope this helps! ...
Updated 4 years ago.
Fri, Mar 30 '12, 8:55 PM
 Children's Notril Phenylephrine
Phenylephrine is a selective α1-adrenergic receptor agonist of the phenethylamine class used primarily as a decongestant, as an agent to dilate the pupil, and to increase blood pressure. Phenylephrine is marketed as an alternative for the decongestant pseudoephedrine, although clinical trials show phenylephrine, taken orally at the recommended dose, to be no more effective than placebo for allergy relief.[1][2] Phenylephrine can also cause a decrease in heart rate through reflex bradycar...
Flustat Capsules safe for children?
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Can I give my 10 year old son a Flustat capsule to drink? ## Hello, Sheugnet! How are you? Flu-stat is listed as containing Paracetamol, Chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine, Vitamin C and Caffeine. That said no, the caffeine can be dangerous for children and this isn't dosed for children that young. It could make him sick and cause a toxic overdose. Its typical side effects, as listed by the U.S. FDA may include nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia and nervousness. Please consult his doctor, before giving him any medication. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Paracetamol.
Fri, Oct 30 '15, 5:11 PM
what is the dosage for cheratussin syrup qua
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what is the correct dosage to take for cheratussin syrup qua ## The dosing instructions for adults and children 12 years and over are 10mL (2 teaspoons) every 4 hours. It also mentions not to take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period. Referenced from: dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=38684#nlm34068-7 I hope this helps! :) ...
Updated 3 years ago.
Fri, Feb 22 '13, 7:58 PM
School - Children & Meds
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Both my daughters are prescribed liquid amoxicillin every 12 hrs. But I gave them at 9:30 pm, so the next dose is 9am... But I can't give it too them because they are at school. Is it OK if I give it too them, once they get home from school & eat dinner. I worry because my dosing time is off, will the medication, not be as effective. Please I would appreciate your insight & thank you.... ## Hello, Star! How are you? It is best taken twice a day, as prescribed, but it doesn't have to be precisely 12 hours apart. Thus, you could give it to them in the morning, before they go to school and then in the evening, before bed. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this antibiotic as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Amoxicillin.
Fri, Oct 23 '15, 11:22 AM
 Children's ElixSure Cough Dextromethorphan
Dextromethorphan (DXM or DM) is a drug of the morphinan class with sedative, dissociative, and stimulant properties (at higher doses). It is a cough suppressant in many over-the-counter cold and cough medicines including generic labels and store brands, Benylin DM, Mucinex DM, Camydex-20 tablets, Robitussin, NyQuil, Dimetapp, Vicks, Coricidin, Delsym, TheraFlu, Cheracol D, and others. Dextromethorphan has also found numerous other uses in medicine, ranging from pain relief (as either the prim...
medrol dose pak 5 mg is it ok for a 4 year old
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Is it ok fora 4 year old to take medrol dose pak 5 mg and he only weighs 43 pounds please help me to make sure ## Hello, Kim! How is? Has his pediatrician prescribed it? It can be used in children, but you should follow the instructions very closely. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, rapid heart rate and insomnia. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Medrol.
Fri, Jun 27 '14, 4:06 PM
Seroquell Side Effects in Children
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My son has been diagnosed with ADHD and OCD. He tried Zoloft and it was like someone shot him full of speed. My doctor and I discussed the possiblity he could be bipolar. He first tried him on Abilify. After two pills, he went into a manic episode so we took him off the meds. We then tried Seroquell. He took half of a 25 mg pill within two hours he was so drowsy he could not keep his head up. The next day, he was very tired and complained of headaches. He developed diarrhea. We went to the movie theater and go very upset. He was scared of the movie and wanted to leave. He sat by a big man and it made him very nervous. We had to get up and leave because he was so upset. These are not normal behaviors for him. Can he get like this after one dose of Seroquell? ## Yes, while these are not c... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Seroquel.
Wed, Mar 02 '11, 3:51 AM
What to do for period not coming out
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I want you to pls advice me on which Medicine to use becos my period is not coming out the way it shld be. What i can notice is that before, it you to come out very well but latet it dosent. Ten years ago, i went for a Doctor who gave me contracts to insert it, what i notice is that the time i use that drug the period flow very well but immediately i remove the contracts the rushing of the period stop. My surprise now is that i think i dont have enough blood and i bought blood tonic as am writing this lettet, i have seen my period and is not comin g out very well and am stiil single. Pls what can i do becos i will sn get married and i want to have children. Thanks ## Hello, Gracy! How are you? It is quite normal for the amount of bleeding to vary, it may change from month to month and m... ...
Updated 3 years ago.
Mon, Nov 25 '13, 12:39 PM
What Doseage Of Naproxen can i Give My 12 Yr Old
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My 12 yr old is n severe pain, I have some naproxen 250mg (mylan,377) . Can I brake one I half for her? ## Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it carries the possibility of causing some serious risks and side effects in adults, thus I wouldn't advise giving it to a child, unless a medical professional specifically instructs you to do so. Learn more Naproxen details here. There are medications available over the counter for children and they are in dosages that are considered safe to use in healthy children. One of the most common is Acetaminophen. Learn more Acetaminophen details here. What is causing your child's pain? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Naproxen.
Thu, Dec 13 '12, 12:27 PM
Children's Amoxicillin 250mg Chewable Tablets
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I started my son's antibiotic today at 10:30am. He is prescribed 1 Amoxicillin 250mg chewable tablet 3 times a day for 10 days. I was curious what are the times to give this to him today, also if I can change the time to 7:30am/3:30-45pm/8-9:30pm tomorrow? He starts back to school on monday morning and I would like to give it to him before school then after school and before bed daily for the remainder of the ten days. Would that be ok? ## Yes, unless the doctor specifically prescribed it as needing to be taken every 8 hours, then you can dose it this way, it doesn't have to be precise. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this antibiotic as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Amoxicillin.
Wed, Mar 18 '15, 12:41 PM
Acebrophylline Dosage or rocommendation in children
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kindly suggest for the usage of acebrophylline in children and any recommendation in any reputed guidelines i.e is it approved by fda and if it so please provide sufficient data. ## can acebrophyllin given to children and if then what is the dose. ## This is not approved by the U.S. FDA and is not used here in the U.S. It is a mucolytic agent and the normal dose for children depends on their age, for children up to 2 years, it's half a teaspoon, twice daily. Age 2 to 5 is half a teaspoon, three times a day and if over 5, its a teaspoon 2 to 3 times a day. Are there any other comments or questions? ## thnx for feedback !! ...
Updated 5 years ago.
Tue, Mar 29 '11, 3:33 AM
Overdosed on prednisone 320mg 16 tablets at once
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I was given 84(20mg) tablets of prednisone for an allergic reaction to a blood pressure pill. After the second dose of 16 tablets i lost control of my bladder and have had multiple side effects to include osteoporosi,gerd,double vision,memory loss,lymphedema,stent surgery of the abdomen,nasopharyngeal surgery,ulcers of the lower legs, unstable use of my legs,loss of vision,etc. I am now a 49 yr old woman and this 10 day supply of prednisone has wrecked havoc on my life and also has affected my whole family! My husband has to care for myself and our 2 children. I cannot cook because of vision and unstable ability to use my legs,and i have not been able to drive since the initial dose began 2 and a half yrs ago.I am still urinating blood and leucocytes and even though i only took this for... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Prednisone.
Thu, Sep 15 '16, 10:11 AM
Levothyroxin .325 dose
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my dr just upped my dosage to .325 i am a bit aprehensive of this hight a dose any one else out there been on that high a dose? what side effects and how did u feel.? ## Hi pat, I don't have any personal experience with this medication, but I thought it would be helpful to post a list of possible side effects... -weight loss -tremor -headache -nausea -vomiting -diarrhea -stomach cramps -nervousness -irritability -insomnia -excessive sweating -increased appetite -fever -changes in menstrual cycle -sensitivity to heat -temporary hair loss, particularly in children during the first month of therapy If you experience either of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: -chest pain (angina) -rapid or irregular heartbeat or pulse There's also another thread on this site (li... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Diet / Weight Loss.
Tue, Dec 20 '11, 11:46 AM
Mother to child
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I am 26 years old. My treatment was started when I am just 12 years old. My dose is twice a day from last two years of epilex chrono 200. I have two children it may be possible that it is transfer from me to my children if yes please suggest me what can i do. ## Hello, Shanu! How are you and the kids? What specific medical condition are you asking about? I'm sorry, but you didn't mention it and didn't post in a specific forum. Most medications have multiple uses, so that isn't enough for me to be able to provide you with an answer. Can you please post back and clarify? Thanks! ...
Updated 2 years ago.
Fri, Jan 31 '14, 2:59 PM
Adderall for ADD
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I need to know what taking Adderall is like??? Because I am told it is an amphetamine I feel fearful??? I need information please. ## You might consider an alternative. I saw this on another forum: Health Canada suspends the market authorization of ADDERALL XR®, a drug prescribed for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children OTTAWA - Health Canada is informing Canadians that it has instructed Shire BioChem Inc., the manufacturer of ADDERALL XR® to withdraw the drug from the Canadian market. Health Canada has suspended the market authorization of the product due to safety information concerning the association of sudden deaths, heart-related deaths, and strokes in children and adults taking usual recommended doses of ADDERALL® and ADDERALL XR®. The i... ...
Updated 10 years ago in Adderall.
Thu, May 04 '06, 5:30 PM
my quetion is i stord my trinessa the rong time is
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my quetion is i stord my trinessa the rong time is that Bad? ## I am sorry, I do not understand what you are asking. ## Store Trinessa at room temp between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from moisture and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep it away from children and pets. If you have missed taking a dose you may need to use back-up birth control (e.g., condoms, spermicide) to prevent pregnancy. ...
Updated 8 years ago in TriNessa.
Wed, Nov 26 '08, 12:37 PM
Accutane - long term low dose regime
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Has anyone been on accutane for a long term low dose regime? I read that some people have take only 20-40mg/wk for like 20 years for psoriasis, eczema, and other skin diseases but not for acne. I think I even read someone using ultra low dose regime for oil control. I am considering this treatment. This regime is more common in Europe from what I read. ## What has your doctor advised? Accutane is very hard to get and use, in the U.S. and there is a very good reason for that. This medication contains the active ingredient Isotretinoin and it has been shown to be a severe Teratogen, so it can cause severe birth defects to any future children you may have. Learn more: There are other side effects it can cause that can also be permanent, such as alopecia and IBS. ## From My Experience...ACC... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Accutane.
Thu, Nov 20 '14, 5:43 PM
Is Hydrocodone APAP 5mg 500mg okay for 11 year old at 76 lbs?
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I want to know if I can give my 11 year-old daughter who is 76-78 lbs. a Hydrocodone APAP 5mg 500 mg because she broke her thumb (doctor put a splint on) and it is throbbing. Doc just told us give her Ibuprofin but that's not helping so much tonight. Thank you ## Have you tried asking her doctor? The Hydrocodone is a narcotic, so I wouldn't suggest giving it to any child, unless a doctor has specifically instructed you to do so. ## I would not suggest giving your daughter hydrocodone 5/500 the Tylenol dose for her weight is to much . I would agree with your doctor according to her weight she should take 3.5 tsp of children's Motrin. The reason for having pain at nighties she is most likely not elevating her hand on a pillow. If her hand is below her heart this will cause pai... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Mon, Aug 01 '16, 1:13 PM

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