Active Ingredient: Amoxicillin
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Make sure it only treats the symptoms your child has.
Check the ingredients. Check what age the medicine is for. Check the facts.
Check the chart. Check the chart on the label to see how much medicine to give. For Prescription Medicines Be sure you understand how much, how often, and how long your child needs the medicine.
Does that mean every 6 hours? If yes, do I need to wake up my child in the middle of the night? Can I stop giving the medicine? After age 6 years the directions on the package can be followed but be very careful with dosing.
Giving medicine in the right way can help your child feel better and get well faster.
However, any kind of medicine can cause harm to a child if given the wrong way. What You Need to Know There are 2 main types of medicine: over-the-counter and prescription medicine. Medicine that a doctor orders from a pharmacy is called prescription medicine.