Vasodilators for Congenital Heart Defects
What To Think About
Know how to give your child's medicine safely. Be sure you understand how much medicine to give and how to give it.
For help, see the topic Reference Congenital Heart Defects: Caring for Your Child.
There are many reasons why people have trouble taking their medicine. But in most cases, there is something you can do. For suggestions on how to work around common problems, see the topic Reference Taking Medicines as Prescribed.
Follow-up care is a key part of your child's treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor if your child is having problems. It's also a good idea to know your child's test results and keep a list of the medicines your child takes.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: July 2, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Larry A. Latson, MD - Pediatric Cardiology