Monthly Archives: September 2012

Robitussin Dosing part 2

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Robitussin Dosing

Using weight is better than age for dosing.

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Dimetapp Dosing

Using weight is more accurate than age for dosing.

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Triaminic Dosing

Use the weight instead of age for more accurate dosing.

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Advil (Ibuprofen) Dosing for Children

Use weight instead of age for more accurate dosing.

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Tylenol Cold Dosing Chart

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Motrin (Ibuprofen) Dosing for Children

Use weight instead of age for more accurate dosing.

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Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Dosing for Children

We get a lot of questions about medication doses for children.  Here is the dosing for Tylenol or Acetaminophen.  Use the weight to calculate the dose as opposed to the age.  If you don’t know the weight then the age … Continue reading

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Yucky Medicine Tips – How can you get children to take their medicine?

  Yucky Medicine Tips Ask your doctor or pharmacist if a liquid antibiotic can be chilled. Doing so lessens the bitter taste. Have older children suck on ice’ chips to numb the mouth (and taste buds) before swallowing the medicine. … Continue reading

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Influenza Vaccine

The flu vaccine comes in two types.  People are asking about the difference.  First of all, everyone 6 months of age and older should be vaccinated against the flu every year.  There are very few exceptions to this recommendation.  Influenza … Continue reading

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