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Posted on Mon, 3 Jul 2017 in Child Health
Question: what are the medicines to be available/should maintain always at home for the infants who is 9 months old.

Generally at night's if temperature raises, what are the precautions or medicines to be taken.

kindly suggest medicine
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Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 20 minutes later
Brief Answer:
List provided.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through the details and understand your concern. The medicines to keep handy are as follows:
* Colicaid Drops - 0.8 ml to be given in case of excessive and unexplained crying.
* Calshine P (Vitamin D) 0.5 ml to be given daily on regular basis.
* If your child has fever with temperature more than 100°F, you need to give paracetamol (Crocin or Calpol) to it bring down. Also use tepid sponging. Just do not let the temperature rise high. I do not think that any other precaution is needed.
* ORS (oral rehydration solution) to be given if the child has loose motions.

I do not suppose any other medicine is likely to be needed.

Let me know if I could help further.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Diptanshu Das 12 minutes later
Thank you Doctor
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Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Glad to be of service

Detailed Answer:
Feel free to contact me back directly if you ever have a health related query in the future.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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