I found that the teething tablets work pretty well and they just desolve on the baby's tongue. Tylenol is good for the pain but is easy to form a dependency on so I wouldn't recommend using it too much. Too much use can cause liver damage too.
Paregoric is a morphine derivative, I think a mixture of opium and camphor. (No wonder the baby went to sleep!) I'd be careful in asking for it specifically, and if the doctor suggests it, ask about things like potential allergies and hyper-vigilant on the dose. We used Tylenol, and ice in a washcloth, for our son, and they seemed to help as much as anything can.
tylenol and the teething tablets worked the best. a frozen washcloth worked too. ive been told to not give anything that numbs, and id stay away from that prescribed medication listed above. never give anything like that without consulting with your ped too.
like anniebrook said, it all can help just so much.
I'm with perty on this one, I used tylenol coupled with hyland's tablets. I didn't like the orajel, it never worked for Jayden plus it hardens their gums and makes it harder for the teeth to cut through.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.