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Had 12.5 ml of t-minc syrup. Slept after taking milk. How to take care?

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hi my son ( 2.5 years old ) had 12.5 ml of t-minc syrup. He went to sleep immediately after taking milk. Kindly let know how to take care
Posted Sun, 3 Nov 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Arun 7 minutes later
Thanks for writing to health care magic.
12.5 ml is more than double the usual dose.
It would definitely cause drowsiness.
But do not worry.
Keep watching if he is breathing regularly.
If so he would wake up after a long sleep.
Do not give further doses until he recovers fully and is active and playful.
Other than that it shouldn't be a problem.
Just be careful with doses.
Dr Arun
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Follow-up: Had 12.5 ml of t-minc syrup. Slept after taking milk. How to take care? 11 minutes later
hi doctor thanks for your reply... should i take him to any nearby consultant ?
Answered by Dr. Arun 5 minutes later
Do not worry, if he is sleeping and breathing comfortably, it shouldn't be a problem. Do not repeat further doses.
However if you have any doubts if he is breathing irregularly or less than usual, consult nearby doc.

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