IS INFANTS’ FRIEND SAFE?
Yes, Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid has been expertly formulated using trusted ingredients and is very safe. Unlike many other colic remedies on the market, Infants’ Friend can proudly claim to contain no alcohol, no sugar, and no artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners. Every ingredient (active and inactive) can be found here, and is also publicly available on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG). This formula meets the strict guidelines of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and is an approved listed medicine.
CAN I GIVE INFANTS’ FRIEND ORAL LIQUID TO MY NEWBORN?
Yes, Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid is gentle enough to use from day one. Please refer to the dosage instructions on the label for newborns.
HOW DO I ADMINISTER INFANTS’ FRIEND ORAL LIQUID?
Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid can be either added to the bottle or dropped directly onto the tongue. Each box comes with a plastic syringe to help measure the correct dosage.
HOW OFTEN CAN EACH DOSE BE GIVEN?
Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid can be taken at the recommended dosage with feeds up to six times daily. Do not exceed the recommended dose.
HOW LONG CAN INFANTS’ FRIEND ORAL LIQUID BE ADMINISTERED – IS THERE A TIME WHEN I SHOULDN’T USE THIS PRODUCT?
You can safely continue using Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid at the recommended dosage as long as you feel it is bringing relief. If symptoms persist or you experience any side effects, you should discontinue use and seek advice from your health practitioner.
HOW DOES INFANTS’ FRIEND ORAL LIQUID WORK?
The three active ingredients in Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid are Matricaria chamomilla (Chamomile), Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm) and Dill Seed Oil. These three natural ingredients are known for their calming, soothing effects and work together to relieve symptoms of stomach ache and indigestion caused by wind and colic, temporarily relieve restless sleep and relieve symptoms of colic and indigestion.
ARE LACTOSE INTOLERANCE, MILK ALLERGIES AND COLIC THE SAME?
There are some similarities between the symptoms of lactose intolerance, milk allergies and colic, but you should be aware that a lactose intolerant or milk allergic infant usually has additional symptoms such as skin rashes, vomiting or diarrhoea. If you believe your infant is suffering from lactose intolerance or a milk allergy, or are unsure, please contact your health practitioner for advice.
DOES INFANTS’ FRIEND ORAL LIQUID CONTAIN ALCOHOL?
No, Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid does not contain any alcohol.
DOES INFANTS’ FRIEND ORAL LIQUID CONTAIN SUGAR?
No, Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid does not contain any sugar or artificial sweeteners.
ARE THERE ANY HARMFUL INGREDIENTS IN INFANTS’ FRIEND?
Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid contains a mixture of natural ingredients. There are no harmful ingredients contained within the formula. You can find the full list of ingredients (active and inactive) on our website.
IF INFANTS’ FRIEND ORAL LIQUID IS ADDED TO THE BOTTLE – CAN ANY UNUSED BOTTLE MIXTURE BE KEPT IN THE FRIDGE AND MICROWAVED LATER?
No, the bottle should not be reheated. Microwaves do not heat food/liquids evenly which could lessen the effectiveness of the mixture.
CAN INFANTS’ FRIEND ORAL LIQUID BE ADMINISTERED WITH WATER OR JUICE, INSTEAD OF MILK OR FORMULA?
Yes, Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid can be mixed with water, juice, milk or formula. Please ensure the mixture is administered immediately after preparation.
DOES THE BOTTLE NEED TO BE REFRIGERATED AFTER OPENING?
Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid does not need to be refrigerated after opening, but it does need to be stored below 30 degrees (room temperature is fine). Remember to shake the bottle well before use.
HOW LONG AFTER OPENING THE BOTTLE CAN I CONTINUE USING INFANTS’ FRIEND?
After opening, you can continue using Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid up until the expiry date – provided the bottle has been stored below 30 degrees (room temperature is fine). Remember to shake the bottle well before use.
IS INFANTS’ FRIEND AVAILABLE OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA?
Infants’ Friend is currently only available through Australian pharmacies. There are some e-pharmacies that will ship to countries other than Australia.
WHAT IF I AM STILL CONCERNED ABOUT ADMINISTERING INFANTS’ FRIEND?
If you have any concerns at all about administering Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid, please talk to your qualified health practitioner for appropriate advice. We do not recommend receiving advice from anyone not qualified in health care (online forums, etc).
AUST L 367810 | ALWAYS READ THE LABEL AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS FOR USE.
IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST, TALK TO YOUR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL.