Pediatric Syrup - Medication for Children's Ailments

Pediatric syrups are liquid medications specially formulated for children. They often come in various flavors to make it easier for children to take their medication. These syrups are used to treat common childhood ailments.
Where to get
Prescription required and available at pharmacies.
Applicable for
Prepared by Shruti Sahoo, reviewed by Dr. Eugene Smith

Pediatric Syrup FAQ

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How much sugar-free paediatric suspension should a child take?

Take SEPTRIN as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. The dose of SEPTRIN Sugar-Free Paediatric Suspension for children under 12 years old depends on your child's weight and age. Your doctor or pharmacist will be able to tell you how much your child should be given.

Do children's medicines come in liquid form?

Many children's medicines come in liquid form. Liquid medicines are easier for children to swallow than pills, but they can be trickier to measure correctly. Here are tips to help you make sure your child gets the amount they need. There are 2 types of liquid medicines available for children:

Can children use claratyne peach syrup?

Children's Claratyne Peach Syrup provides rapid 24 hour, non-drowsy relief from hayfever, year round allergies and chronic urticaria (hives). Suitable For: Suitable for children 1 - 12 years of age. Always read the label and follow the directions for use. • Consult your doctor or pharmacist if symptoms persist.

What are the different types of liquid medicines available for children?

There are 2 types of liquid medicines available for children: Medicines you can buy without a doctor's prescription (called over-the-counter or OTC). Medicines a doctor prescribes. First, read the label. All OTC medicines have the same kind of label. The label gives important information about the medicine.

Can I take Bisolvon Chesty kids oral liquid if I am breastfeeding?

It is not recommended that Bisolvon Chesty Kids Oral Liquid be taken by women who are breastfeeding. Do not use Bisolvon Chesty Kids Oral Liquid in children under 6 years of age. Use in children 6 - 11 years only on the advice of a doctor, pharmacist or nurse practitioner. 3. What if I am taking other medicines?

How much sorbitol is in Bisolvon Chesty kids oral liquid?

The maximum recommended adult daily dose (60 mL) of Bisolvon Chesty Kids Oral Liquid contains at least 15 g of maltitol and up to 2.4 g of sorbitol. Products containing maltitol and sorbitol may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea in some people.

What if my child has been prescribed a medicine?

Doctors and pharmacists caring for children have a lot of experience with medicines used for children. If your child has been prescribed any medicine, your doctor will have thought carefully about the best and safest medicine for your child.

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