Why do you need to give this medicine?
Abidec Multivitamin Drops are used to prevent vitamin deficiencies in babies and
children up to 12 years old. It is not designed for adults.
How does this medicine work?
This medicine contains seven essential vitamins that a child or baby needs to grow
and keep healthy.
Before you give Abidec Multivitamin Drops
Do not use this medicine if:
– your child is allergic to peanut oil, because Abidec Multivitamin Drops contain
arachis oil (peanut oil)
– your child is allergic to soya
– your child is having other vitamin supplements
– your baby is receiving more than 500mls of formula milk per day.
This is to avoid exceeding the safe upper limit of Vitamin A
How to give Abidec Multivitamin Drops
Give Abidec Multivitamin Drops as a daily dose using the syringe provided.
For children under the age of 1 year: give 0.3ml (higher mark on syringe) on the back of
the tongue. For children aged 1-12 years: give 0.6ml (lower mark on syringe) on the back
of the tongue.
These doses are used even if your child has liver or kidney problems.
Wash and dry the syringe thoroughly after use (not in a steam steriliser). When completely
dry, use the syringe to seal the bottle again.
If you miss a dose:
Give one as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for the next dose. Do not give
an extra dose to make up for the one missed