Children are curious by nature, and it makes sense that they would be even more curious when it comes to medication. Many medications look and taste like candy. However, when it comes to medication, we want to be careful to keep them safe. Here ar...
Giving kids medicine safely can be complicated. Many parents feel the pressure when a young child needs certain medications, knowing that giving too much or too little could cause serious side effects.
The most common mistake that parents make when giving medications is giving the wrong dosage. They may mix up teaspoons for tablespoons or how often to give the medication. So, make sure you double-check the dosage and how you measure the medicati...
Often, toddlers are tempted by colourful pills that look like candies. This video explains how you can prevent harm by locking your medicine up.
As the child stubbornly refuses to take the medication, parents often say, “Please take this yummy candy.” This common mistake is an easy one to make, but could be deadly for your child.
Kids grow up fast. As they do, we teach them as much as we can about safety while dealing with medicines. Watch this video for tips on teaching older kids about medicine safely.
As time passes, medicines may lose their effectiveness. The disposal method you chose can have a direct effect on the health and safety of the environment. Learn more about your options and how to safely dispose old or unused medication.