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How many medicines for a baby who gets chicken pox?

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Fiona2011231 Thu 22-Jan-15 21:19:37

My child is said to get chicken pox yesterday. He is 19 months old. The GP said there is nothing to do for now.

Anyway, I have looked at some threads about this issue and found people recommend at least these four:





My question is: Is it alright to use all of them on my child?

My sincere thanks,

dementedpixie Thu 22-Jan-15 21:35:43

Piriton is an antihistamine and is taken orally. Calpol is paracetamol and also taken orally. The other 2 are applied to the body so you wouldn't really need both

dementedpixie Thu 22-Jan-15 21:37:17

p.s. your child would be ok to have any/all of them if required

Fiona2011231 Fri 23-Jan-15 09:58:09

Thank you so much for your kind advice. I will buy Calpol and Piriton.

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