I know that my children get better faster if they sleep and eat well, and they need to breathe well to do so. I used to be really stingy with medicine, but the combination of having children over the age of 4, more noses to wipe, and going more places makes me offer medicine quicker.
That means I have to find the medicine and the little measuring cup. Then I have to figure out the proper dosage, pour it, and hope they don’t spill the little cup halfway to their mouth. The other day my daughter drank it too fast and coughed some back up. That makes me question, “Did she get enough medicine in to help her stop coughing and sleep?”
Triaminic sent me a box of Thin strips just in time. Have you seen any of their advertisements? The medicine is individually wrapped with the right dosage. No little measuring cups needed. The medicine is a paper thin strip that kind of melts on the child’s tongue. My daughter didn’t get it completely on her tongue and it melted on to her teeth, but a drink washed it right down. It took me longer to open the foil package then it took for her to take the medicine. Now I know to just snip it open with my scissors.
I was more comfortable sending my children out with other children knowing that they would not be coughing and blowing their nose so much. Sometimes I do just keep them home because it irritates me when a sick child is out in public spreading their germs around. I guess it would be rude to print Triaminic’s Free Sick Day Guidelines and hand them out to the other mothers. Maybe they wouldn’t mind a coupon for Triaminic.
I was brand loyal to other medicines, but I’m glad that I tried Triaminic. Would you like to try it also? They have offered 5 boxes of Triaminic Thin Strips, Day Time Cold & Cough Medicine for a giveaway. Did you get that? 5 of you can have a box of medicine for free!
To enter this giveaway you must:
- Live in the United States
- Have a child age 4 or older – If your child is younger than 4 you are not qualified.
- Promise to follow the dosage instructions
- Leave me a comment telling me the age of your child that would take the medicine
You can earn extra entries by tweeting this giveaway, stumbling this post, subscribing to my RSS feed, or linking to this post from your site. If you complete any of the extra entries please leave a separate comment for each.
This giveaway ends March 30, 2009.
The winners picked by Random.org are comments # 1-Amanda, 7-Faith, 11-Paige, 14-Tami, & 16-CanCan. Congrats to you! I’m sending emails to each of you.