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I'm a little worried my 5yr old has picked up the sudafed

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Hi
I'm a little worried my 5yr old has picked up the sudafed nasal spray a squirted it up her nose.It says on package not to be used under 12, I've googled and had all different worrying things backPlease can you advise what I should do
She seems fine and this happend around 11 o'clock she woke up to go to the toilet on her own
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 months ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

Just to check here--how long ago was this?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
45 mins
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 months ago.

OK

I think she'll be OK

At her age sudafed isn't absolutely contraindicated, at least in a childrens' dosage

So if she's fine right now I see no need to worry here

Please let me know if you need any more information

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