Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Anon | 2009/07/22

Q.

Pharmacy colic mix

I have a colic mix for my colicky baby, that contains Paregoric. Is this dangerous?

Thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Paregoric is an old fashioned medicine which is a derivative of opium. I am not prepared to give this medicine to a baby.

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