ESSENTIAL MEDICINES FOR CHILDREN TO KEEP AT HOME
During my daughter’s toddler age, following pediatric medicines, are referred by Doctors. Same time I have talked with my friends & relative about their experiences with these medicines.
All of them agreed that they also use similar type of medicines with the same chemical compositions for their child.
All these medicines are applicable only after 6 months of your child. I am not a doctor. So it is better to consult a doctor about these medicines & their doses.
Here I am trying to increase your knowledge only about these medicines. So if your doctor suggests you these medicines or similar, meanwhile you will better aware of these medicines’ benefits & side effects also.
There are various sites available on the internet. So it is also better to search for them online before using these medicines.
Essential Medicines For Children
Coliza can be used for infants to relieve symptoms of extra gas caused by air swallowing or other means. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut. Fennel oil drops relieve indigestion and digestive troubles. Dill oil purify to the body’s systems.
It is used to relieve colic, during the teething period and other gastrointestinal ailments. Gripe water is totally free of the following – Alcohol, Gluten, Starch, Dairy products, Wheat, Yeast, Artificial colors, or flavors. Gripe water is a very common household medicine for toddlers.
It is an Ayurvedic medicine. It is very helpful for an effective remedy for stomach ailments arising out of teething such as flatulence, constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, etc. It also helps in the child’s growth process by controlling intestinal worms and toning up the digestive system.
It is a balanced combination of two groups of medicinal herbs. The first group contains cinnamon, cardamom, fennel, & zingiber for stomachic and antiseptic actions. The second group contains hyoscyamus and valerian having antispasmodic and sedative action.
DABUR LAL TAIL
It is an Ayurvedic baby massage oil made from natural ingredients such as till tail, ratanjyot, shankha pusphi and camphor. Its massage helps in strengthening baby’s bones and muscles.
It is used to treat pain in the abdomen and stomach (a disorder of the intestines that leads to cramps in the abdomen, gas, bloating, and changes in bowel habits).
It is used for the treatment of stomach problems, digestive disorders, indigestion, and other conditions. Regular use of it improves the digestive system of a child.
It is used for vitamin deficiency and other conditions. It contains Beta-Carotene, Chromium, Inositol, Iodine, L- Lysine, Manganese, Molybdenum, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D3, Vitamin E, Vitamin H, Zinc Sulfate.
Crocin syrup is used for kids to cure the savior cold, cough, and slight fever. Crocin’s children’s range includes a wide range of products I. First Type for Age: 2 – 12 Months, II. Second Type for Age: 1 – 5 Years, III. Third Type for 6 – 12 Years.
It is used to treat infections caused by roundworm, tapeworm, pinworm, and other conditions. After a gap of six months, the same medicine can be given to toddlers of a minimum age of 3 years.
TIXYLIX LS & TIXYLIX
Tixylix is the combination of salts -Chlorpheniramine Maleate (2mg/5ml) + Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (5mg/5ml).
Txylix LS Junior contains salts -Levosalbutamol (0.5mg/5ml) + Ambroxol (15mg/5ml) + Guaifenesin (50mg/5ml).
Both are used for remedies for Dry Cough. Made by Abbott.
Oflomac- Forte is the combination of salts -Ofloxacin (100mg/5ml) + Metronidazole (200mg/5ml). Made by Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd.
Oflomac-M Forte Suspension is an antibiotic medicine, which can be used for bacterial and parasitic infections. it is used to treat infections of the teeth, lungs, gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, and genital tract.
PUC 250 combines salt -Paracetamol ( 250mg/ 5 ml) . Made by Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
It can be used for children in case of headache, toothache, body ache, fever, and the common cold.
Prulastin-M combines salt -Bilastine (10mg/5ml) + Montelukast (4mg/5ml) . Made by Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
It can be used for children in case of for the treatment of various types of allergies.
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