Pharmacy Corner
Middle ear infections: what parents should know What about the ear pain?

For pain, you can give over-the-counter pain remedies like acetaminophen (Tylenol or other brand) or ibuprofen (Advil or other brand) to children over 6 months old; but you want to make sure that you are not giving more than recommended maximum dose.1,7,8 These pain killers are dosed based on age and weight of children, so make sure that you ask your pharmacist about proper dosing for your child.1,7,8


Tip

Tip

If you child’s ear pain persists more than 2-3 days, talk to your doctor.