question on medicine. please help?

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  1. Dee1985

    Dee1985 Well-Known Member

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    i really need advice..

    my daughter is very ill she has had a horrid chesty cough for ages so iv been giving her cough medicine
    also she has a temperature and after her fall the other day she has a bruise on her head and no dout had head ach so been giving her calpol
    i went to docs yesterday and was given some antibiotix for her rash
    all medicine say 5ml every 4hrs so iv been giving her

    antibiotix and calpol
    her cough is back so now she needs cough medicine

    am i over dosing her giving her all 3 at once

    that 15ml of medicine every hr??????????????
     
  2. lauramumof2

    lauramumof2 Well-Known Member

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    what about buttercup syrup for the cough, its quite mild and I give it and calpol. Not sure about the antibiotics as well though, sorry. Maybe the best one to drop would be the calpol.
     
  3. Urchin

    Urchin Well-Known Member

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    To be honest I would give nhs direct a ring hun just to be sure.

    0845 46 47
     
  4. Dee1985

    Dee1985 Well-Known Member

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    chher hun just called them they were great, there going to call my back within 3hours let me know if its ok giving her all 3 medicines at once xxX
     
  5. Urchin

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    hey they just phoned back its ok to mix her medicine they checked through what i was giving her made sure none of them were dangerous together
     
  7. Urchin

    Urchin Well-Known Member

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    Excellent...that saves you from worrying anyway :)
     
  8. Sarah&Braydon

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    awww thats good hope she is feeling betta soon
     
  9. *saulino*

    *saulino* Well-Known Member

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    Hi Dionne

    How is she today is she feeling better ive been up cuz Kiara has a fever tonight as well.
    Hope she is getting better .
    xx Katrina
     

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