To prepare tablets for babies and small Children.

  • Crush tablets and mix with a small amount of cooled boiled water (up to one ml). Only a small amount is needed. Milk may be used.Administer down the side of the mouth while the baby is sucking a dummy.Please note! *** (Do not add this to a bottle of feed.) It may be mixed with fruit gel or fruit puree as the child gets older
  • Tablets once crushed may be stored in an airtight container.
    Once mixed with water, they must be administered straight away.Mixed medications must not be left lying around as they lose potency.


If vomiting occurs after giving the medication the dose should be repeated.  This does not include “possits”.

If persistent vomiting occurs you need to contact your doctor, or go to the hospital.