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Safety & Prevention

Guide to Your Child's Medicines

Medicines can be helpful for a child’s health. But if they’re given in the wrong dose or at the wrong time, they can actually be harmful. Here’s how to give medicine to your child with confidence!

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For more information on medication safety, see the following:

These educational videos were made possible through a grant from Target Corporation.

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American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2012)
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
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