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The American Academy of Pediatrics gives the following tips for liquid medication safety.
- Always read the label to make sure the medicine is safe for infants and toddlers.
- Check the dosage chart to assure you are giving the correct amount based on child’s weight.
- Do not mix measuring devices from other products.
- Keep all medication up and away from children’s reach.
- Talk to your pediatrician if you have any questions.
Also remember… ALWAYS use a correct measuring device to give medicine to children. Utensil spoons do not accurately measure medication.