Just a spoonful of sugar might make the medicine go down, but doctors are advising parents not to use spoons,, period,, to measure out medication for children.
A new study published in Pediatrics Today--- finds about 40-percent of parents make dosing errors, especially when using teaspoon or tablespoons to measure liquid medicine.
Parents are urged to use droppers and syringes that measure in milliliters for liquid medicines, *not* spoons.
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