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  • Administering Inhaled Medications

    Inhaled medicines are one of the great medical advances of the twentieth century. Because the medicine goes almost directly to the places where it’s needed, your child can get a much smaller total dose than if s/he had to swallow the...

     
  • Administering Eye and Ear Meds

    Eye Medications Giving eye medicines can be a huge challenge, especially in a young child. Our eyes have reflexes to prevent anything from getting in them. Those reflexes are normally helpful, but they work against the parent who is trying...

     
  • Administering Oral Medications

    Taking medicine by mouth is one of the rituals of childhood. It seems so simple that we can easily forget important parts of the process.  There are also a few things to avoid. Here are some General Quick Tips –...

     
  • Dosing charts

    Dosing charts

    Acetaminophen (Tylenol) dosing chart Weight Infants drops Childrens suspension Chewable tablets Junior strength chewables 80 mg / 0.8 ml 160 mg / 5 ml 80 mg each 160 mg each 6-11 lbs. 0.4 ml 12-17 lbs. 0.8 ml ½ teaspoon...