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getting toddler to take medicine w/o retching

(4 Posts)
hermykne Sun 10-Apr-05 22:30:35

dd has been prescribed augmentin for something - not sure what - only evident symtom is high temp whcih isnt going away, and she tells me & doc wee wee is sore - preamble sorry
got the spoonful in her mouth , she rectched belched and eventually got it up, if i give it to her in watery milk would it lose effectiveness?

jane313 Sun 10-Apr-05 22:34:10

I have the same problem so I will watch this thread with interest. I have tried medicine in yoghurtgs, fromage frais and chocolate pudding and its worked a few times. I did try it in milk once and he refused it

hazlinh Mon 11-Apr-05 02:28:42

i have the same problem.
only thing that works are suppositories, for me.

Nemo1977 Mon 11-Apr-05 07:30:51

have u tried with the syringe and to put a little bit into the side of her cheek? My ds wretches a lot with meds put straight into his mouth but if they go into his cheek at about 2mls a time he swallows it easier

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