How to Use Flavorant to Fix the Taste of Liquid Meds

Use Mio or any beverage flavorant to make your child's liquid vitamins/ medication taste better.

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How to Use Flavorant to Fix the Taste of Liquid Meds
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My daughter takes liquid magnesium that I ordered from a compounding pharmacy: ourkidsasd.com it had a slight tropical flavor, but my daughter is picky and wasn't fond of it- so I needed a solution.

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It occurred to me that I could use Mio, or a generic substitute. m.makeitmio.com/ I checked with a friend who works at the pharmacy and she said it would work great.

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The druggist does a similar process at the pharmacy but they have a guide that says how many drops of which flavor to use to correct for bitterness etc the pharmacy might even fix it for you, just ask

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My supplies.  The vitamins: liquid magnesium Dispensing/measuring cup   Flavorant   Chopstick

My supplies. The vitamins: liquid magnesium Dispensing/measuring cup Flavorant Chopstick

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Pour the prescribed amount of medication.

Pour the prescribed amount of medication.

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Add desired amount of flavorant.

Add desired amount of flavorant.

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Stir thoroughly.

Stir thoroughly.

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You can always add more if your kid  still doesn't like the taste.  Add it to the dose though, and not the whole bottle- in case your kid doesn't like it.

You can always add more if your kid still doesn't like the taste. Add it to the dose though, and not the whole bottle- in case your kid doesn't like it.

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Another trick:(found via Pinterest)  To keep track of dosage on medication needed twice a day, write a chart on the bottle. Whoever thought of this is a genius!  I always forget to give antibiotics!

Another trick:(found via Pinterest) To keep track of dosage on medication needed twice a day, write a chart on the bottle. Whoever thought of this is a genius! I always forget to give antibiotics!

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