Over the counter medication
Over the counter medications or OTC are medications bought in stores off the shelves. Some of the common reasons why people use over the counter medications include the following :
Fever and pain : Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are common medications that can help children feel better if they have a headache, body ache or fever.
Acetaminophen comes in a liquid, chewable and suppository form if your child is vomiting and cannot take medicine by mouth. Ibuprofen comes in concentrate drops for infants, liquid (in the form of syrup or elixir) for toddlers and chewable tablets for older kids.