Questions tagged [medicine]

For questions pertaining to pharmaceutical drugs, e. g. how to make children take their medicine. Note that requests for medical advice are off topic, ask a qualified medical professional instead.

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How to give a medicine with really bad taste

My 4 year old daughter recently have scarlet fever. It seems antibiotics are non-negociable for it, and since she has great chance of being allergic to Penicillin, there is only one antibiotic she can ...
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How to teach a child to swallow pills?

All my kids are bad at swallowing pills. For whatever reason, it doesn't go to the back of the mouth easily for straightforward swallowing. This is particularly problematic for the oldest (now 10), ...