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Aspartame (APM) is an artificial non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide. A panel of experts set up by the European Food Safety Authority concluded in 2013 that aspartame is safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure.[4] As of 2018[update], evidence does not support a long-term benefit fo...

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Is amox tr-K clv 600-42.9/5 suspension safe for an infant?

My 7 month old was prescribed amox tr-K 600-42.9/5 suspension for an ear infection. I saw it had potassium and aspartame in it. I was also told to give my 7 month old Culturelle along with this which also has mannitol in it. Are these meds safe for a 7 month old and anything I should watch out for? ## Hello, Stephanie! How are you? It is far, far more dangerous to let the infection continue out of control, that can cause severe pain for your child and, if it went to far, it could cause sepsis and death. This is an antibiotic and its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. The aspartame is just added to try to make it taste better for children, otherwise, it tastes horrible. Culturelle is a probiotic to help keep the goo...

Aspartame-Sweet and Deadly

I have a 6 page email on the horrors of artificial sweeteners, especially aspartame. I'm not a medical man, but I think everybody needs to see this. It's horrifying. Give me a nudge if you would like a free copy. No sales nonsense, I just think you should see it! ## Yeah I've heard countless bad things about Aspartame and Splenda. Truth be told I just stick with natural sugar or honey at his point. From what I understand (and I could be wrong) Aspartame was originally banned by the FDA, but then in the 70s Donald Rumsfeld (then head of Searle) formed a special "panel" and pushed its approval through the FDA. Not sure if I have my facts 100% straight but my policy is to avoid foods that are not found in nature regardless...


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