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Health Tip: OTC Medications for Children

Health Tip: OTC Medications for Children

(HealthDay News) -- Before you give your child any over-the-counter medication, it's important to discuss the medication and proper dosing with the pediatrician.

The American Academy of Family Physicians offers these talking points:

  • How will this medication help my child?

  • What is the appropriate dosage?

  • Are there any potential side effects of this medication?

  • Are there any restrictions on activities or foods while my child takes this medication?

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