Measuring Medicine Properly

medication cupsGiving too much medicine or giving too little medicine are both harmful. It is important to measure the liquid properly.

The best ways to measure the liquid medicine is by using:

  • Oral syringes 
  • Dosing cups
  • Dosing spoons
  • Droppers

These can be obtained from the pharmacy. Ask your pharmacist to help you choose the right way to measure the liquid.  

Do not use a spoon or measuring spoons from the kitchen to measure the liquid.