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How much dosage should I give my 1 year old?

My hubby bought fever/pain reliver for my 25lb 1 year old. It says 2-11 years old on box. How much dodage should I give? All his doctors are unavailable due to the storm.

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BkMommy2be

Asked by BkMommy2be at 12:48 PM on Dec. 27, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • I wouldn't give toddler liquid to an infant. It's less concentrated and harder to get them to take all of it. My 2 1/2 y/o still takes the infant liquid.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 12:49 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • Call the pharmacist and ask. There's gotta be a 24 hour pharmacist someplace. It usually goes by the child's weight, if you can get close to how much he weighs right now.
    kjrn79

    Answer by kjrn79 at 1:01 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • sorry, I didn't see the "25 lbs" the first time.
    kjrn79

    Answer by kjrn79 at 1:02 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • If it says that from 2-11 yrs old than it can do more harm than help if you give it to a younger baby. It must be too strong for their tummy or something else. If you would like to get a good pain killer and fever reliever than check out these two. These are suitable for babies. http://www.google.com/products/catalog?client=ubuntu&channel=fs&oe=utf-8&q=Nurofen&um=1&ie=UTF-8&cid=13947064538292010423&ei=MNMYTemiLYq5hAf_hvyjAw&sa=X&oi=product_catalog_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CDoQ8wIwBA#

    adriennfaklya

    Answer by adriennfaklya at 1:02 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • And here is the other one: http://www.calpol.co.uk/ http://www.calpol.co.uk/


    Be careful with the medicines what you give to your baby. They can do more demage than help. I hope she will get better soon. Hugs.

    adriennfaklya

    Answer by adriennfaklya at 1:04 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • Half of the smallest dose listed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:11 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • I agree with the other ladies you need to be careful about what you give them. But when my son had just turned one I was given permission to give him children meds because infants med wasnt doing him any good because of his weight. Called the ER and ask a nurse or a doctor.
    nicjon

    Answer by nicjon at 1:14 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

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