Cough and cold medicines are not recommended for flu fathers to the children, even if those drugs have traditionally been self the treatment of commonly used.
Thus reminded of the Pharmaceutical safety and development centre fimea published by the SIC!-journal.
Flu medications also contain pain - and fever medicine, which can according to the newspaper, lead to the drugs multiple use and overdose debate.
flu medicines is often also unsuitable for children acetylsalicylic acid.
Cough medicines are quite ineffective cough. They may instead have side effects.
for Example, more than one year old honey is often a better cough relief than anything else.
Less than one year old, no honey, either be given. The reason is that honey may have Clostridium botulinum bacterial spores that may cause infant botulism.self-care yskänlääkkeistä not help a cough. Mostphotos enough water and fresh room
more Than one-year-old child in a stuffy nuhaista feel can ease nasal niistäjä and soup suolatipat or sprays.
SIC!-the newspaper reminds, that in less than four months of age breathe only through the nose, so nasal congestion may even prevent him from eating.
therefore a small nuhaisen the baby's general condition should be monitored with particular attention.
If the child has a fever, must ensure that he drinks enough.
a feverish child feel better facilitate light clothing and fresh room.
If flunssaisen of children's pain and fever more than 38.5 degrees celsius, he can be given paracetamol or ibuprofen.
Paracetamol is given to 15 milligrams up to three times daily.
Ibuprofen is given less, or 10 milligrams up to three times daily.