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Mangesh Khandave
( Pediatrician )

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Fever Medicines



Wt(kg)


Paracetamol drops(100mg/ml)Dose inmL


SYPparacetamol

125mg/5ml

Ibuprofen+paracetamol

(Ibugesic plus)


Mefenamic acid(Meftal-p)






02

0.3

1.2 ml

-

0.75ml

03

0.5

1.8

-

1 ml

04

0.6

2.5

-

1.5

05

0.8

3.0

-

2.0

06

0.9

3.5

-

2.5

07

1.0

4.0

3.2 ML

2.5

08

1.2

5.0

3.6

3.0

09

1.4

5.5

4.0

3.5

10

1.5

6.0

4.5

4.0

11

1.7

6.5

5.0

4.0

12

1.8

7

5.5

4.5

13

2.0

7.8

6.0

5.0

14

2.1

8.5

6.5

5.0

15

2.3

9.0

7.0

5.5

16

-

9.5

7.0

6.00

17

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10

7.5

6.5

18

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11

8.0

7.0

19

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11.5

8.6

7.0

20

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12

9.0

7.5

21


12.5

10

8.0

22


13

10

8.5

23


14

10.5

8.5

24


14.5

11

9.00

25


15

11.5

9.5

26


15.5

12

10

27


16

12.5

10

28


17

13

10.5

29


17.5

13.5

11

30


18

14

11.5

31


18.5

14.5

11.5

32


19

15

12

33


20

15

12.5

34


20.5

15.5

13

35


21

16

13

36


21.5

16.5

13.5

37


22

17

14

38


23

17.5

14.5

39


23.5

18

14.5

40


24

18.5

15







1)Dose of paracetamol does not change with the degree of fever

2)paracetamol is available in 2strengh.above mentioned dose is as per 125 mg/5 ml strength. In older children croc in DS can be used in which concentration is 250 mg /5ml.And the dose will be half of above mentioned dose.

3)Meftal p(mefenamic acid )has a range of dosage.above mentioned is the medium dose




WEANING (DIET CHART)

·        1)EXCLUSIVE BREAST/FORMULA  FEED TILL 6 MONTHS

·        2)6-61/2MONTH -  RICE WATER  , DAL WATER 

·        3)61/2-7MONTH - RAAGI EXTRACT ,RAWA KHEER ,WHEAT KHEER,RICE PASTE

·        4)7MONTH-MASHED POTATO,MASHED APPLE,RICE WITH DAL,VEGETABLE SOUP

·        5)MOONG KHICHADI PUFFED RICE

·        6)8MONTH-SOFT RICE,DAL(SALT CAN BE ADDED) ,ALL FRUITS EGG(ONLY EGG ALBUMIN)

   IDLI ,BISCUITS

·        7)9MONTH-  CHAPATI  EGG(WITH YOLK) ,CHICKEN SOUP,ALL VEGETABLES

·        8)9-12MONTH - CHILD CAN EAT ALL FOOD  WITHLOWER DENSITY OR THICKNESS OF FOOD

·        9)12MONTH – REGULAR  DIET,EVERYTHING COOKED AT HOME.


                                                          INSTRUCTIONS                                                              

1)If  baby is thriving well on this diet pattern, no need to give external weaning food like cerelac. External weaning food is given only when -

a)Child is a fussy eater

b)Not gaining adequate weight

2)Home made mixtures-Whenever possible give freshly prepared food.Otherwise precooked ready to mix cereal pulse combinations can be prepared and stored.For example - combi of roasted and powdered rice,wheat,blackgram,and powdered sugar in 1:1:1:2proportion

3)Milk is always species specific. There is no need to give animal milk (cow or buffalo) till infancy.

4) Dentition hasno relation with food intake.Teeth eruption may occur late in some children.But same food pattern  should be followed.

5)Sugar and ghee or oil can be added to food from the beginning of weaning.It infact add to the caloric value of food.Salt and spices should be added in late infancy.