An Awka-based pharmacist, Mrs Oby Onuko, has cautioned moms to desist from giving pointless drugs to their infants which are lower than twelve months outdated because it might hurt their livers, kidneys and different important organs.
Pharmacist Onuko who spoke to journalists in her workplace in Awka, Anambra State, over the weekend, stated that it’s each mom’s want to make sure the wellbeing of her little one, however regretted that some moms typically self-medicate their infants and in flip trigger extra hurt than good to such kids.
The medical professional famous that they do that out of their very own instincts, even when such infants will not be exhibiting any signal or signs for the necessity of such medication, thereby damaging their livers and kidneys.
She described it as harmful the place nursing moms begin giving their newborns teething medication in order that after they begin teething, there received’t be any discomfort and urged them to cease such observe to avoid wasting their infants from well being points.
She revealed that what the nursing moms do after they give pointless drugs to their kids, is solely to emphasize and over-work the kids’s delicate liver and kidney which might trigger extra issues for them sooner or later.
She, subsequently, suggested moms to all the time search the help of medical consultants in no matter remedy they offer or want to give to their new child infants and kids for the general good of each the infants and their households.
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