SELF MEDICATION for Kids

Self Medication

Topics

When should you self medicate?

What are the risks of self-medication?

Few side effects of commonly used OTC medicines

Overdose on paracetamol can cause liver damage and liver failure.

Cough and Cold medicine can cause seizures and side effects

Pain killers such as Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs can cause stomach bleeding.

Causes for Over Dosage

Notes and Tips to Parents

Precautions to be followed when you use Self medication for kids with OTCs

Conclusion

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