Newbe and after advice

kerry2012 Member Posts: 7
edited 27. Sep 2012, 14:13 in My child has arthritis
HI all my little boy is 14 months old he got diagnosed with JIA at 9 months old he has it in both knees one ankle and 3 fingers he has had steriod injections and on methotrexate, he is getting better now he is on medication but i am having trouble giving it to him on a normal day he has to have

diclofenic twice a day
sytron 3 times a day
tummy settler one a day

and then on fridays hes has methotrexate

and on mondays he has folic acid aswell

but he dose not like taking medicine at all :(

the methotrexate i put into a yogurt but the rest is all done by a syringe
any advice would be great full thank you.


  • Lozzy
    Lozzy Member Posts: 46
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hiya, My daughter is 22 months and point blank refuses to take medication from a syringe but takes it no problem from a spoon.
  • kerry2012
    kerry2012 Member Posts: 7
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    i have tried a spoon aswell and also a medicine dummy :( he does doesnt like taking any sort of medication.

    thanks x