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Teeth powders - any without lactose base?

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JFly Fri 05-Sep-08 16:00:00

I'm not entirely sure, but I think my DS (24wks) is having a bad reaction to the Ashton and Parsons powders. I'm wondering if it's down to the lactose base. He has a runny nose and gets sick within about 15 minutes of having half a dose. Could he be intolerant?

I'd really rather not have to give him Calpol every night and Bonjela alone doesn't seem to do it. Had to give him Calpol mid-day today as well.

Anyone know of a teeth powder without lactose or any other herbal/homeopathic remedies I could try?

forkhandles Fri 05-Sep-08 21:06:53

I've used these but you'd have to double check the lactose, although they say sugar free so I presume it would be ok? Hope this helps

WobblyPig Fri 05-Sep-08 21:10:57

Both Nelsons and Boots own have lactose. Don't know about any others. There is no harm in the calpol at hte right dose and interval.

JFly Fri 05-Sep-08 22:57:02

Thanks for that. Investigated at the chemist and they suggested going to a homeopathic chemist/shop to see if there was more to choose from. Guess I just prefer to try natural methods before medication, but poor chap is pretty miserable, so will carry on with Calpol/Nurofen until I find an alternative.

Ewe Fri 05-Sep-08 23:09:38

Baby Orajel is amazing, was suggested by someone on here and it really works.

Don't think it contains fructose but don't quote me!

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