Many children's medicines come in liquid form, for a couple of reasons: they are easier to swallow than pills, and they taste better.
But they must be used the right way.
There are many ways that parents and caregivers can get it wrong where liquid meds are concerned.
One example is infant drops. Infant drops are stronger than the syrup used for toddlers.
Parents may make the mistake of giving higher doses of infant drops to a toddler, thinking the drops are not as strong.
It's imperative that the medicine you give your child is right for his or her weight and age.
These and many more tips about liquid medication are covered with special guest, Dr. Preeti Parikh, MD.