- Syrup is a liquid oral dosage form that contains active ingredients dissolved in a sugar-based solution.
- Syrups are commonly used to treat a variety of conditions, such as coughs, colds, and digestive issues.
- The dose of a syrup is usually measured in teaspoons or milliliters, taken orally, as directed by a healthcare provider.
- The frequency and duration of use depend on the specific medication and condition being treated.
- Syrups can interact with other medications and may not be suitable for individuals with certain medical conditions or allergies.
- It is important to follow dosing instructions carefully, and to shake the bottle well before use.
- If a child is taking the syrup, it is advisable to use a measuring device, such as a syringe or measuring cup, to avoid over- or under-dosing.
- It is advisable to discuss the use of syrups with a healthcare provider before starting treatment.