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    Berry Rhoden Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Nov 30, 2015, 11:02 PM
    Safety of taking 2 specific medications at same time(pediatric meds)
    Is it safe to take 2 1/2 mg of melatonin while taking Bromphen/PSE/Dextrom
    For>Bromfed DM as prescribed by Doctor which is 2 tsp fulls by mouth 4 times a day as needed for congestion and cough (pediatric dose for an 8 yr old male, and 110 pounds)?
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    Fr_Chuck Posts: 81,302, Reputation: 7692

    Dec 1, 2015, 02:13 AM
    Melatonin ? Why in the world do you give this to a child. Not to be given to children is one of the first and foremost warnings for this. Did a doctor recommend it?

    I looked over the list of reasons to take it, and except for short time sleep disorders could find nothing that a 8year old child would need it for.

    So no, I would not give it along with any other medication, and I would not give it again unless your doctor believes it is needed.
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    Dec 1, 2015, 08:44 AM
    Shouldn't the pediatrician answer this?
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    J_9 Posts: 40,299, Reputation: 5646

    Dec 1, 2015, 08:47 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by ma0641 View Post
    shouldn't the pediatrician answer this?
    . Exactly!

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