Abidec Multivitamin Drops
Abidec Multivitamin Drops are used to prevent vitamin deficiencies in babies and children up to 12 years old. It is not designed for adults.
How does this medicine work?
This medicine contains seven essential vitamins that a child or baby needs to grow and keep healthy.
Each 0.6 ml dose contains:
Retinol (as vitamin A Palmitate) 1333 IU, Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2) 400 IU, Thiamine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B1) 0.4 mg, Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 0.8 mg, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6) 0.8 mg, Nicotinamide 8 mg and Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 40 mg.
Sodium hydroxide, sugar (sucrose), polysorbate 60, nitrogen (oxygen free), refined peanut oil (arachis oil) and water.
How to give Abidec Multivitamin Drops
Give Abidec Multivitamin Drops as a daily dose using the syringe provided.
For children under the age of 1 year: give 0.3ml (higher mark on syringe) on the back of the tongue.
For children aged 1-12 years: give 0.6ml (lower mark on syringe) on the back of the tongue.
These doses are used even if your child has liver or kidney problems.
Wash and dry the syringe thoroughly after use (not in a steam steriliser). When completely dry, use the syringe to seal the bottle again.
If you miss a dose:
Give one as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for the next dose. Do not give an extra dose to make up for the one missed.
If you use too much:
The syringe provided helps you give the correct dose to your child. Should your child have too much medicine tell your doctor even though it is unlikely that it will cause any harm.
Possible side effects
Abidec Multivitamin Drops contain peanut oil (arachis oil) which may cause an allergic reaction (such as itching, swelling of the tongue, eyes, lips and hands). Do not use this product if you know or suspect your child is allergic to peanuts or soya.
If your child feels ill after using Abidec Multivitamin Drops, or you notice any unusual or unexpected symptoms, tell your doctor or go to the Accident and Emergency department of your nearest hospital.
Storing Abidec Multivitamin Drops
Store below 25°C. Keep the bottle upright in its original carton and out of direct sunlight. Once opened, use within 4 weeks. Keep out the reach and sight of children. Do not use Abidec Multivitamin Drops after the date (month and year) printed after “EXP” on the box. If the expiry date has passed, take the product back to your pharmacist for safe disposal.