Please help, I have a daughter who has Epilepsy. She takes Zonegran 50mg's at bedtime, she is only 4 years old. However, for the past 4 days she has been sick with influenza, she has been running high temps and been very sick. I am having an extremly difficult time getting her to take her whole dose of medication. Today is Monday, she hasn't had the full dose since Friday, she didn't get any on Saturday and only got half of it on Sunday, and while I was giving to her on Sunday she was gagging and screaming the whole time. Generally I open the capsule and mix it in with chocolate pudding, applesauce or yogurt. But she hasn't eaten anything since Thursday night and she is barely taking in fluids. I took her to ER on Saturday and they gave her one bag of IV fluids. Today she drifts in and out of lethargy and sleep. She's had 3 wet diapers today and will take small sips of fluids occasionally. But with her being this sick I am extremely concerned about getting her meds in her! What can I do?! I've called her doctor and she hasn't called me back yet, I've been searching the internet for an answer and can't find anything. Please help.View Thread
Hey, sorry I haven't been back to update! I'm happy to report that my daughter is doing so much better. She is back to her normal self. I did finally get the meds down her by mixing them in two teaspoons of apple juice and drawing them up in a syringe then forcing her to take it. She hasn't had any more break through's since she got over the flu. Thank you both for your help and concern.View Thread
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