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 EMERGENCY BABY ESSENTIALS

EMERGENCY BABY ESSENTIALS

MUST HAVE DRUGS.

0 MONTHS TO 6MONTHS.

  1. Cord care gel – commonly available as chlorhexidine and zupricin.
  2. Eye care creams-tetracycline eye ointments, probeta eye drops.
  3. Nasal care- saline drops and cotton buds for nasal care.
  4. Ear care- saline water and ear buds.
  5. Two emergency glycerol suppositories- they don’t circulate in the blood. So best management in constipation.
  6. Colic formulations – infacol, gripe water, (colic attacks worst at night and you may not be able to reach hospital)
  7. Paracetamol-post vaccine care. NB-never ever give an infant paracetamol for fevers other than vaccine induced fever. Always take your baby to hospital when the temperatures go up.

Common causes of high temperatures include blood infection, pneumonia, malaria, teething, diarrhea all of which need urgent hospital care.

  • Allergy and rashes creams – no rash, hydrocortisone. (don’t make it a hospital visits for every rash).  Observe hygiene, always change diapers with warm clean water and apply oil. Wipe the baby after each feed also apply oil to avoid rashes.

6 MONTHS…….

  1. Painkillers-for teething pains and vaccine pain.
  2. Teething gels-bonjela, dentinox, ashton.
  3. Vitamin and omega supplements-hovite, seven seas, vitahealth.
  4. Antibiotics-amoxylin is the commonest drug you will be given for blood infections and flus.
  5. Ors and zinc suppliments- when they start teething they take everything to mouth. So its best to always get ready for diarrhea episodes.
  6. Cold and cough formulations. -include antihistamines such as cetirizine and cough syrups such as benyline. NB-if your child has difficulty to breath or is breathing fast go to the nearest health facility .(pneumonia is the number one leading killer of children under five)

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Regards- Miss Janet.

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