Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Charmaine | 2011/05/27

Q.

Dimetapp

My GP recommended I use Dimetapp for my daughter''s cold, she is 11 months and the dose is 2ml. Just read on the bottle to not be used for under the age of 2. Should I stop using this?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Dimetapp is not recommended for children under 2 years of age.You should not use this medicine for your 11 month old baby.

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