Be Precise with the Right Device

8 out of 10 parents have given the wrong dose of liquid medicine to their children at some point by accident.* Be precise with your dosing device to make sure your child is safely getting the exact amount of medicine he or she needs.

 

Voiceover: Spoons make lousy paint brushes. 

Daughter: Mom?

Mother: [sighs]

Voiceover: They’re even worse for measuring your child’s medicine. Eight out of 10 parents have given the wrong dose of liquid medicine by accident. To get it right, ditch the spoon and always use the dosing device that comes with your medicine. Get more tips at KnowYourOTCs.org.

*According to recent National Institutes of Health study.