Not all medicines should be given at the same hourly intervals or in the same amounts. Follow the package instructions and give the appropriate amount of medicine that is labeled for your child at the proper interval.
Giving Medicine Correctly
When your kids are sick, all you want to do is help them feel better. But with all of the different products out there, it can be difficult to know what kind of medicine to give them, how much they need, and how often to give it to them.
Here are some basic guidelines to help you get started:
Read package instructions carefully.
Use the proper measuring device.
Ensure the medicine is age-appropriate.
Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
Don’t abuse medicine.