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Using Over-the-Counter Medicines with Your Child

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Words to Know

allergic (uh-LER-jik)—to have a bad reaction to something that doesn’t bother most people. For example, some people may get hives if they are stung by a bee.

chewable tablet—a flavored pill that a child can chew instead of drinking liquid or swallowing an adult pill.

pharmacist (FARM-uh-sist)—a person who has special training to fill prescriptions and teach people about their medicines.

side effects—symptoms that come from taking a drug and are not part of the treatment. For example, some medicines can make you feel sick to your stomach.

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