Please try these simple remedies first: “Treating a Fever without Medicine” from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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|14-17 lbs||18-23 lbs||24-35 lbs||36-47 lbs||48-59 lbs||60-85 lbs|
|6-11 mo||12-23 mo||2-3 yr||4-6 yr||6-8 yr||9-11 yr|
|Dimetapp, Pediacare, Triaminic, Mucinex||Do not use||Do not use||Do not use||1 ½ tsp||2 tsp||2 tsp|
|Delsym 12 Hour Cough||Do not use||Do not use||Do not use||½ tsp||1 tsp||1 tsp|
* When giving the medication, make sure to use the dropper or cup that came with it.
**Become familiar with Active Ingredients to make sure the medication does not contain another medication that you are already giving to your child such as an allergy medication or acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil).
For our patients: you may be given different instructions after consultation with our office.