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What kind of allergy medicine can i give my 8 month old

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chyna18

Asked by chyna18 at 1:37 PM on Mar. 30, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I don't believe you can give OTC meds to an 8 mo old
    check with your pedi
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:38 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • None! You need to consult a doctor.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 1:38 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • NONE! Call your Pediatrician.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:38 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Our pediatrician said it was ok to give our children Benadryl, and they had a chart for dosage by weight. Call your pedi to see if they recommend medicine or not, and if so, whether they have any dosage guidelines. If you're dealing with congestion, the best thing is a humidifier and a nasal aspirator, and maybe some saline drops.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 1:44 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • thanks everyone
    chyna18

    Comment by chyna18 (original poster) at 1:52 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Benedryl. Call your pedi or even poison control...they can give you the correct dosage per age and weight.
    amber1330

    Answer by amber1330 at 2:06 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Only what your doctor recommends, and you need them to give you the proper dose.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 2:06 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • an 8month old shouldnt need allergy meds. call your Dr.
    malkaTZ

    Answer by malkaTZ at 2:15 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

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