Kids & Medicine
These pages will give you some background on common OTC (over-the-counter) treatments and medicines for your child.
- Saline Nasal Spray
- Ibuprofen (Motrin®) Dosing Chart
- Acetaminophen (Tylenol®) Dosing Chart
- Loratadine (Claritin®) Dosing Chart
- Dextromethorphan (Delsym®) Dosing Chart
- Diphenhydramine (Benadryl®) Dosing Chart
Amanda's Latest Kids & Medicine Blog Posts
We all want to keep our children safe and prevent any injury if at all possible. The last article in our series on National Childhood Injury Prevention Month is about poison prevention. Every day, 374 children in the United States ages 0 to 19 are treated in an emergency department, and two children die as a result of being poisoned. It’s not just chemicals in your home marked with clear warning labels that can be dangerous to children.Read More.
Did you miss the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) National Take-Back Day on September 25, 2010? On National Take-Back Day, you could bring back any expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs or over-the-counter (OTC) medicines to be collected and properly destroyed by local law enforcement. If you still want to clean out your medicine cabinets and get rid of your expired or unwanted medicines, we have some tips on how to safely dispose of them.Read More.