Your child comes home with a fever – do you reach for Tylenol, Ibuprofen or Aspirin? If you’re unsure, watch the video below, in which Dr. Aleah Gibson with St. Elizabeth Physicians’ Aurora, Ind. office explains everything parents need to know about safe medications.
One of the biggest things parents need to remember is that children should always be given the dosage that is appropriate for their age and size. Follow package directions and contact your doctor if you have any questions.
Another important thing to remember? No medications that are prescribed to parents or grandparents are safe for kids. Today is Lock your Meds Day, sponsored by the National Family Partnership. Click here for a few tips to keep your family members safe.
Learn more about safe medications in the video below: