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how do i properly administer my sons prednisolone 5ml oral solution?
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jenniferpiperlv posted:
my 4 year old son just was prescribed 5ml of prednisolone oral solution which,he has to take twice daily. ( every 12 hours)

how do i get him to take his full recommened dose?
- without spitting it out And/Or
- without it getting everywhere else when he pushes it
away last minute?

How am i supose to know, how much he actually swallowed
before he either spit it out Or pushes it away last minute an
it squirts all over?

(the medication instructions paper says, Not to give any dosage
back to back. and to wait until the next recommened time of dosage.)

anyone know of any solutions to help, please speak up!
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afoxa responded:
You can't overdose him with prednisone. I took it as a child maximum dosages. My mom used to cut it up real chalky and put it in apple sauce. You will know its working when his cheeks get rosy and he starts to feel better. For an adult usually 1-2 days, for a child about 16 hours. Hang in there. Coming off it, he might complain of muscle aches, but he will be fine.


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