Medicine: Preschooler

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Help, My Son Won't Take His Medicine!

V.T. asks from Dallas

Ben, 2 1/2, is on antibiotics for a possible staph infection on his cheek (again). I'm having the hardest time getting him to take his medicine. He wont take it will...


Getting My Toddler to Take Yucky Medicine

B.W. asks from Detroit

I need help! My two year old is supposed to take Fer-in-sol (iron supplement) because her hemoglobin is a little low. I cannot get her to take it. I tried mixing w...


How Can I Get My Toddler to Take This Medicine??????

N.B. asks from Austin

I have tried everything I know to do to get my 3 1/2 yr old daughter to take this medicine. She has to take it every morning for 21 days and the pharmacy even flavore...


Daughter Wont Take Medicine!!!

H.T. asks from Phoenix

My three yr old daughter absolutely refuses to take medicine. She was prescribed an antibiotic for an ear infection and we have tried everything--hiding it in her fo...


"OTC Meds or Not"

C.F. asks from Charleston

Lately there has been alot of talk about not giving children under 2 over the counter cold meds. Some doctors say its ok some not. what to do when your 15month old is...


Daughter Won't Take Medicine

K.H. asks from Seattle

We just found out yesterday evening they our 3 year old daughter has phenomena. We got antibiotics for her and then fought with her for an hour trying to get her to ...


How Do I Get Child to Take Medicine?

C.B. asks from Albuquerque

With the sudden changing weather my 3 year old son has caught a cold. He has been coughing. I have been giving him cough medicine but he fights me when I want to give...


I Need Help Getting My 4 Year Old to Take Medicine

J.F. asks from New York

My 4 year old daughter was in the emergency room today and was diagnosed with a UTI. My problem now is she will not take the medicine. I was having a hard time with h...


20 Month Old Won't Take Medicine

L.J. asks from San Francisco

My 20 month old son came down with an ear infection along with fever. The doctor prescibed amoxicillin, a thick pink fluid I give to him with a dropper. He took it ...


My 2 1/2 Year Old Will Not Take Medicine! Help!

S.K. asks from Gainesville

My 2 1/2 year old will not take medicine at all (liquid or chewable). I have tried everything over the past couple of years. I have been very lucky that she has been ...