Health Tip: OTC Medications for Children02/12/14
(HealthDay News) -- Before you give your child any
over-the-counter medication, it's important to discuss the
medication and proper dosing with the pediatrician.
The American Academy of Family Physicians offers these talking
- How will this medication help my child?
- What is the appropriate dosage?
- Are there any potential side effects of this medication?
- Are there any restrictions on activities or foods while my
child takes this medication?
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