Q. Is it safe to give Polymol Plus Syrup to children less than 1 year old?
Polymol Plus Syrup should not be used in children who are less than 2 years of age because it has the potential of causing fatal respiratory depression.
Q. What if I give an overdose of Polymol Plus Syrup by mistake?
Prolonged or excess intake of Polymol Plus Syrup can put your child at risk of developing serious side effects like bradycardia, decreased blood pressure, confusion, delirium, disorientation, dizziness, drowsiness, and hallucinations. Always stick to the prescribed dose. To pour out the right dose, use the calibrated cup provided with the medicine by the manufacturer. Do not use a kitchen teaspoon as it will not give the correct estimate.
Q. When will my child’s condition improve after taking Polymol Plus Syrup?
Polymol Plus Syrup usually starts working within 30 to 60 minutes of intake and shows its peak effect within 3 to 4 hours. Your child may start to feel better after a few doses. In case the pain or fever persists longer, consult your child’s doctor immediately.
Q. Where should I keep Polymol Plus Syrup?
Keep Polymol Plus Syrup out of the reach and sight of children to avoid any accidental intake. Also, it should be stored at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct heat and light.
Q. Can Polymol Plus Syrup make my child sleepy?
Polymol Plus Syrup may cause mild drowsiness, making your child feel sleepy. So, be cautious and never give this medicine if your child is suffering from a sleep disorder as this medicine can mask the symptoms of underlying sleep disorders like insomnia. It is always best to consult your child’s doctor before giving this medicine to your child.
Q. In what conditions should Polymol Plus Syrup be given with caution?
It is advised to use Polymol Plus Syrup with caution if the child has malnutrition, G6PD deficiency, liver disease, or any medicinal allergy. So, do not hesitate to share your child’s complete medical history with the doctor as that will help the doctor decide whether the medicine is safe for your child or not.
Q. When should I call my child’s doctor right away?
Do not delay calling your child’s doctor if your child starts to show side effects like irregular heartbeat, complaints of urinary retention, vision problem, muscle spasm, irregular bodily movements, and sudden weakness.