I usually just put the pill on his tongue hold his mouth closed and blow in his face. Goes right down.
Asked by Anonymous at 10:19 AM on Sep. 10, 2010 in Kids' Health
Answer by Jmum at 10:22 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
Answer by sherriet at 10:24 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
No, children can not swallow pills the same way a dog does.
Answer by Gaccck at 10:35 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
Answer by Dew1 at 10:35 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
Answer by ErikaRobin at 10:36 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
Worked for Homer..
Answer by LeatherAndLace at 10:52 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
Answer by happy2bmom25 at 11:23 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
Answer by MythicMMM at 11:31 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
I've always asked for liquid forms whenever my girls needed medication. It wasn't until recently that I started giving my then nine-year old pills to swallow, and we practiced with the mini M&Ms. Ask your pharmacist for a special cup that some find helpful. It has a little reservoir in which you put the pill, and fill the cup with liquid. When the child drinks from the reservoir, the pill should go down pretty easily. I haven't tried it (I haven't needed to, but our pediatrician did give us one), but it works wonderfully for a friend of mine.
Answer by jsbenkert at 11:45 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 1:50 PM on Sep. 10, 2010