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    Default Reflux- administrating meds help

    DS has been put on somac finding it impossible to administer got told to put in bottle from doctor? But only a small amount eg 50mls.

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    depending on the volume, you could just give it via a teat mixed with a little bit of milk prior to his feed to ensure he gets it all. Or you can squirt it into his mouth via syringe with a feed too.

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    what form is it in? powder/liquid?

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    Use ypur fingers to squeeze open his mouth (or if you're not unco like me, slip the syringe in there while he's drinking his bottle) and squirt small amounts at a time towards the back of his mouth. Then gently rub his throat as it helps to get them to swallow.

    My DS2 is 4 now and was on reflux meds and constant antibiotics for tonsillitis and he hates medicine... I am well practiced in getting him to take meds when he doesnt want to.

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    Sorry it's powder/granules

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    Quote Originally Posted by monnie24 View Post
    Sorry it's powder/granules
    Get yourself a nurofen type syringe. Pop the granules in the syringe and draw up some warm water, and then block the end with your finger then shake. Then administer as above, like you would a liquid medication.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peanutmonkey View Post
    Get yourself a nurofen type syringe. Pop the granules in the syringe and draw up some warm water, and then block the end with your finger then shake. Then administer as above, like you would a liquid medication.

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    I tried with panadol syringe so ill try nurofen one!! Thanks

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    The best syringe we found came with polaramine liquid, it always got all the granules out first go


 

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