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    Default How to get baby to swallow Panadol etc?

    8 month old DS is a master at spitting out Panadol etc. I drop it in a tiny bit at a time, only to see it trickling out the corner of his mouth as he pushes his tongue up and expels it. How can I get him to swallow it?! I've tried putting it in his food, but often when he needs it is when he's not eating well anyway (teething, sick etc). Help!

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    Have you tried squirting it down the side if his mouth towards the back so that it sort of bypasses the tongue?

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    My little one would always spit Panadol so I switched to dymadon he seems to like that one better and now has no problem

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    My son prefers nurofen. It's more of a gel texture so it doesn't dibble out. But you could try putting a dummy in straight after giving it to him

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    DS prefers the taste of nurofen, it worked much better for us for teething too.

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    Why not try suppositories http://www.childrenspanadol.com.au/P...ositories.aspx


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    I second dymadon.

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    My Ds also prefers Nurofen. It also seems to be better for his teething pain.

    I have tasted both baby Panadol and Nurofen...the Panadol is absolutely horrible. Great tip from PP about the Dymadon.

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    Like a PP said, place the syringe to the side of the mouth and squirt it in.

    My DD takes Nurofen better than Panadol. Pharmacist said it was more pleasant tasting than Panadol when I bought it.

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    Dymadon fan here too - it's paracetamol, same drug as panadol.

    Nurofen is ibuprofen - a different and stronger drug. Make sure it isn't given on an empty stomach as it can hurt their tummy.


 

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