Common Over-the-Counter Pain Medicines For Kids – Infographic

Common Over-the-Counter Pain Medicines For Kids – Infographic Learn the active ingredients in different over-the-counter pain medicines so you know which medicine can be used to treat certain types of pain. Here are a few safe use tips to help you know how to choose the best pain medicines for you and your kids.

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Questions Breastfeeding Moms Ask About OTC Medicines

By: Private: Christopher Watters, M.D.

Questions Breastfeeding Moms Ask About OTC Medicines Christopher Watters, M.D. When you’re breastfeeding, you know that what you eat and drink can pass into your breast milk. But what about over-the-counter (OTC) medicines? Is it safe to take something to help a headache or to ease indigestion? First and foremost, talk to your doctor or […]

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Oral Care for Pregnant Moms

Oral Care for Pregnant Moms Changes in eating habits, such as frequent snacking and treats, make pregnant women more prone to both cavities (caries) and gingivitis. Once you find out you’re pregnant, you should visit your dentist so they can monitor your oral health and make any recommendations on care or treatment. Pregnant women should […]

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Talk With Your Child’s Caregiver About Safe Medicine Use

Talk With Your Child’s Caregiver About Safe Medicine Use Whether it’s a grandparent, camp counselor, or daycare provider, it can be nerve-racking leaving your child in someone else’s care. Make sure your caregiver has a list of any over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription medicines that your child is taking and knows where to find them. If […]

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13 Tips for Parents Using OTC Medicines

13 Tips for Parents Using OTC Medicines Always read and follow the label. Only use a medicine that treats your child’s specific symptoms. Never give two medicines with any of the same active ingredients. Always give the recommended dose and use the correct measuring device. Never use a medicine longer than the label instructs or […]

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Oral Care for Pregnant Moms Changes in eating habits, such as frequent snacking and treats, make pregnant women more prone to both cavities (caries) and gingivitis. Once you find out you’re pregnant, you should visit your dentist so they can monitor your oral health and make any recommendations on care or treatment. Pregnant women should […]

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Teething Tips for Parents

Teething Tips for Parents Teething can start as early as four months. A teething baby may drool more than usual or may have discomfort, problems sleeping, or a fever. If your baby is in discomfort due to teething, there are some options for you to help soothe them: Keep it cool. Cold can be comforting. […]

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Alternating Medicines to Treat a Fever in Children Older than 6 Months

By: Private: Tricia Jean (TJ) Gold, M.D.

Alternating Medicines to Treat a Fever in Children Older than 6 Months Tricia Jean (TJ) Gold, M.D. If your child needs a fever reducer, it is best to choose one type of medicine: either acetaminophen (Children’s Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Children’s Motrin, Children’s Advil). Always consult your doctor first if you are considering alternating between acetaminophen […]

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