+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 20 of 20
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    7,160
    Thanks
    1,701
    Thanked
    3,395
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    I think you're doing everything you can. Does he take a dummy?
    I've been giving my dd meds many times a day since birth. . And I think it's so hard! What I do is lay dd on the bed or floor. . lean over her so her legs are in between my legs. .. She usually starts crying but that is my cue to squirt it in with her mouth open! Then shove a dummy in so she can't spit it out. It sounds crazy but it's only 10 seconds of unpleasantness! The dummy plus blowing in the face as pp said works a treat.
    You can though try mixing it with the milk/bottle and maybe 20mls of milk if you think he'd drink it. You could try?

    Sent from my GT-I9505 using The Bub Hub mobile app

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    4,328
    Thanks
    3,189
    Thanked
    3,526
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    You don't need a prescription for suppositories here, I have bought them off the shelf at the chemist.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Wise Enough For This Useful Post:

    Acadaca  (20-06-2014)

  4. #13
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    3,325
    Thanks
    46
    Thanked
    997
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Supps are only for 5-12 years from memory .

  5. #14
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    736
    Thanks
    480
    Thanked
    245
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Our DS has never tolerated Baby panodol and even if you force some down with a syringe he vomits it up.

    He will however take Dymadon and nurofen which are orange flavoured.

  6. #15
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    844
    Thanks
    84
    Thanked
    235
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    We used suppositories with our ds1 during his first year.


    Sent from my iPhone using The Bub Hub mobile app

  7. #16
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    3,165
    Thanks
    2,773
    Thanked
    2,282
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    My DS always vomited up panadol, same as a pp he will take dymadon or nurofen though.

  8. #17
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    4,856
    Thanks
    4,427
    Thanked
    4,285
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Just had a look at our neurofen and it's strawberry. I'll check if there's orange in any brand since everyone seems to be recommending that. There isn't dymoden here I don't think. I asked the GP about suppositories and he said I should be able to get them so I'm thinking they might be the way to go.

  9. #18
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    4,856
    Thanks
    4,427
    Thanked
    4,285
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Grabbed some orange neurofen and suppositories. Tried the neurofen tonight and he liked it, a much calmer process! Annoying that I now have two bottles of strawberry flavored (Calpol and neurofen)! The Calpol only comes in strawberry so will probably have to use suppositories if I want to use paracetomal.

    Are the Panadol suppositories expensive? It was £20 for 10 here!! So I may have MIL grab some for me before she arrives.

  10. #19
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    32
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    6
    Reviews
    0
    I think panadol suppositories can be used from 6 months. Also, if you're planning to stock up a couple of bottles, maybe ask your MIL to check the use-by date on them as from memory they may not have a very long shelf life.
    I think I'm going to have to try the Orange flavoured dymadon too, based on all the advise here!

  11. #20
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    4,856
    Thanks
    4,427
    Thanked
    4,285
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by Tiggywiggy View Post
    I think panadol suppositories can be used from 6 months. Also, if you're planning to stock up a couple of bottles, maybe ask your MIL to check the use-by date on them as from memory they may not have a very long shelf life.
    I think I'm going to have to try the Orange flavoured dymadon too, based on all the advise here!
    Yeah I googled it, it's from 6 months. MIL was a pediatric nurse so I'm sure she'll think of the use by date but I'll mention it anyways.

    Good point on the orange dymadon though, maybe I should have her grab that as well. Would probably be nice to not have to stick something up his bum every time he needs paracetomal!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Wwyd?
    By Mod-Nomsie in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 13-06-2014, 08:28
  2. WWYD in this situation???
    By Just*Ace in forum General Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 21-09-2013, 07:21

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Pea Pods Reusable NappiesPea Pods are the smart choice when it comes to choosing what's best for you, your baby and the environment. Affordable ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›