Children's health

Post related to children's health. Review of drugs, treatments used in the management of young population including toddlers, children and teenagers.

  • Treatment of Conjunctivitis in Babies
    Children's health,  Health

    Treatment of Conjunctivitis in Babies

    Conjunctivitis (also known as pink eye) is a common childhood eye condition characterised by redness of an eye due to inflammation of the conjunctiva, an outer membrane that covers the surface of the eye. It is very common for parents to seek treatment for conjunctivitis from the pharmacy, although in many cases, conjunctivitis is a self-limiting condition. In this post, I will discuss the treatment of conjunctivitis in babies.

  • Omeprazole liquid for babies and children
    Children's health,  Drug reviews

    How to get Omeprazole liquid for children

    Omeprazole liquid, formally known as Omeprazole oral suspension is a liquid form on Omeprazole drug, a prescription-only medication (POM). Omeprazole liquid can only be prescribed by a GP or other qualified prescriber. A liquid formulation of Omeprazole is designed for the administration of the drug in the young population, including babies, toddlers, and children or patients with swallowing difficulties.

  • Review of best Skin numbing creams
    Children's health,  Health

    7 Best Skin Numbing Creams available over the counter

    Skin numbing creams such as Emla is licensed for topical anaesthesia before needle insertions for example before an injection, commonly used before children’s immunisations, or to numb the area before superficial skin procedures. Numbing creams became a popular choice for the off-license use as tattoo numbing creams. In this post, I will discuss over the counter availability of skin numbing creams and a numbing gel from the pharmacy, their age restrictions, and pricing. Always read patient information leaflet for detailed advice on methods of administration, special warnings, and other important information related to each numbing cream.