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Medicines to avoid that can cause severe effects to your Child



To all parents out there, it is important to be knowledgeable that not all of medicines are advised to be consumed by babies or children because it has negative effects for their health.

It is NOT advised to self-prescribe to your child and go into pharmaceuticals without doctor’s prescription. Remember that the life of your loved ones in on the line.

Antihistamines – a remedy for allergies. It is not advisable to self-prescribe your child, especially 2 years old and below, with antihistamine because it can cause dizziness and nausea.

Ibuprofen – you can’t just let your child take such medicine with you own basis. It might cause harm to your child without doctor’s prescription.

Anti-nausea – medicines used to prevent nausea and vomiting because it can cause dehydration to a child.

Any medicine – all kinds of medicines can be harmful or/and can affect the health and the development of child during pregnancy. Water therapy may help ease if you had fever during pregnancy. Consuming fruits may also helpful to give yourself resistance from diseases.

Cough and cold medicines – it is not recommended to just prescribe your child with any cough and cold medicines especially if it’s for adult. It may cause overdose to their non-fully grown bodies.

Aspirin – a medicine for pain relief. Muscle ache, toothaches, common cold, headaches and, reduces fever. It possesses salicylate and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that may cause upset stomach and heartburn to children.

Source: healthandremediesph
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