Tylenol Meltaways

Posted on: Wed, 03/28/2007 - 8:37am
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hi. does anyone use this. my son has been sick since monday and today feels warm again. i gave him some infant tylenol but he needs another dose at 9 PM. i have tylenol multi sypmtom and these meltaways. they contain crospovidone, povidone and flavors, cellulose acetate???????

Posted on: Wed, 03/28/2007 - 8:57am
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My PA DD has had these with no problem.
Edit to add: She prefers the chewables to the meltaways. She does not like the meltaway 'sensation'.
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Posted on: Fri, 03/30/2007 - 4:56am
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i called and they cant guarantee no cross contact from their suppliers. i did give my son one though.

Posted on: Fri, 03/30/2007 - 9:21am
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My PA son is the WORST medicine taker, but he takes the Tylenol Meltaways without a fight! He has used them for a few years now, never a problem!

Posted on: Sat, 03/31/2007 - 12:40am
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i just gave my son the liquid tylenol multisymptom in grape. its for 6 year olds and he is 5 and a half and not 48 pounds yet so i gave him 1 tsp. instead of 2. hope he is ok with it. never used it before but he has such a bad cough and stuffed up nose!!

Posted on: Sat, 03/31/2007 - 7:51am
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We did have a problem with Melt a Ways. Not sure if it was related to him being sick or not. He was sick but had no GI symptoms. Gave him the melt aways and he began vomitting. No other vomitting after that. So, not sure if it was the melt aways or not ...

Posted on: Tue, 04/03/2007 - 12:06am
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I have had a problem twice with my non-PA child. Each time I gave them to him he threw up right away. Not sure what is in these, but I will not be buying them anymore.

Posted on: Tue, 04/03/2007 - 12:18am
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my son has been taking them and is ok with them. probably one of the many ingredients??

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