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Dimetap

A few people have suggested a very small amout of Dimetap to treat a horrible cold my 19 month old has. But the box suggests not giving to children under 6. Anyone have any ideas or advice??

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RydersMama08

Asked by RydersMama08 at 9:41 PM on Jan. 30, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • peds nurse here - thats a BIG NO
    :)

    hope your lil one feels better soon! (but no otc cold meds)
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 9:45 PM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • Yeah no cold meds. Try humidifier, stuff like that and if really bad call the on call doc, but no, no no.
    heatheryn

    Answer by heatheryn at 9:51 PM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • thank you very much. ive been doing vicks on the bottom of the feet, steamed bathroom, pop sickles, and a little tylenol.
    RydersMama08

    Answer by RydersMama08 at 10:18 PM on Jan. 30, 2010

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