12th November 2019


Can children take Oscillococcinum?

Temporarily relieves flu-like symptoms such as body aches, headache, fever, chills and fatigue. Directions: Adults and children 2 years of age and older: Dissolve entire contents of one tube in the mouth every 6 hours, up to 3 times a day. Children under 2 years of age: Ask a doctor.

Beside this, can you give a child Emergen C?

The only Emergen-C product safe for kids to consume is the Emergen-C Kidz Complete Multi-Vitamin drink mix, clearly labeled with the word “Kidz.” Children 4 and older can safely consume one packet daily with 4 to 6 oz. of water. Children who consume more than these amounts increase their risk of a vitamin overdose.

Is it safe to give a child zinc?

It's not likely your child will get too much zinc from diet alone, but excessive amounts (from vitamin supplements, for example) can cause adverse effects, like nausea and vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and headaches. For children 4 to 8 years, it's 12 mg. (This is called the tolerable upper intake level or UL.)

Is it possible to take too much vitamin C?

For adults, the recommended daily amount for vitamin C is 65 to 90 milligrams (mg) a day, and the upper limit is 2,000 mg a day. Although too much dietary vitamin C is unlikely to be harmful, megadoses of vitamin C supplements might cause: Diarrhea. Nausea.