Do not give acetaminophen to babies. During this period, any form of release is contraindicated in babies. For children from two months to 15 years of safe dose of paracetamol does not exceed 10-15 mg per 1 kg of body weight and the daily of 60 mg on 1 kg of the Drug begins to act after about 30 minutes, and after 4 hours it stopped. Remember that giving children paracetamol can be a period of at least 4-6 hours. If there was a need for frequent use, alternate it with Ibuprofen.
Keep in mind that the course of treatment with paracetamol as antipyretic should not exceed 3 days, and pain is 5 days.
Pay due attention to the form of release of the drug. Paracetamol is produced in the form of capsules, tablets, drops, syrup, effervescent and chewable tablets, solutions for intramuscular injection and ingestion, rectal suppositories. Children most often prescribed suppositories and syrup. For babies up to 1 year the drug can be dissolved in the bottle or in tea. As for the pills, children under 6 years do not give them.
Also do not forget about contraindications to the use of paracetamol. It is not recommended in case of hypersensitivity to the components of funds, violation of metabolism, diabetes, liver, blood and kidneys. Be careful and asthmatic diseases in children. In this case, paracetamol may worsen the disease.
Closely monitor the child's condition after taking the drug. If 2-4 hours later he was pale, perspiring, or start to feel sick, will cause the baby vomiting and call an ambulance.