OTC Drugs And Your Child's Dental Health
Many over-the-counter medications can cause side effects in children. These side effects may include drowsiness, excitability, stomach upset, and blurred vision. However, they can also cause side effects inside the mouth. Here are some manifestations of OTC oral side effects and how a children's dental care specialist can treat them. Bleeding Gums Over-the-counter pain and fever reducers such as ibuprofen can raise your child's risk for bleeding gums. These medications alter platelet function, leading to decreased platelet aggregation.