What is your opinion on giving infants teething tablets?

My baby is five months old, and she’s just in so much pain from her teeth coming in! I want to find a better way to help her than giving her a bunch of Tylenol. Teething toys help sometimes, but she just cries while chewing on them. I’m wondering if anyone’s had any luck with the teething tablets? I’ve read some pretty awful things that can happen, but i also know you can’t believe everything you read online. Or even other tips and tricks to help her would be so appreciated! It breaks my heart to see her in pain.

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I give my 5 month old, tablets. She gets in a better mood after a bit.

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I used them and they worked great for her my baby is 1

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This really helps my baby! Try this!

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There’s a numbing product, Ora-jel, I think. That might help.

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Amber teething necklace.

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Camilla teething,its natural and a total life saver

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The highlands teething tablets gave my son seizures…the belladonna in them caused it. I believe the new formulated ones do not have that ingredient anymore due to the several recalls for issues in babies.

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I second the amber teething necklace, I am on baby number 4 and used it for all of mine

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I found this article from the FDA. It was about one brand specifically. It has a little Q and A to help you decide! Good luck! https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/hylands-homeopathic-teething-tablets-questions-and-answers

Freeze a clean wash cloth and let her chew on that when she needs

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These helped our little guy. & freezing a clean wash cloth.

I used to pour liquid benadryl for little ones into the cap and dip my finger in it then rub it on their gums…helps with the inflammation

I used either the teething gel OR I used the all natural teething tablets. Just use everything in moderation and it should be fine. I felt the same way not wanting to load my son up on Tylenol or Ibuprofen all the time during teething.

I used them for my kids, they were a God send!

Crushed cold anything, fruit and veggies “mush” nice in the gums.
In a cloth or mesh bag.
If all else fails… there’s always Whiskey!

Are you sure the baby isn’t colic? I guess my kids never cried from teething but they cried from being colicky… :woman_shrugging: maybe they were crying from teething at the same time…

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I rubbed vanilla extract on all 4 of my kids’ gums… not enough to make them swallow any but it helps tremendously…

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I used the Nuby/Dr. Talbot’s for my son. The helped a lot at night.

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I wouldn’t use the tablets,
Just use Gel and panadol, frozen testing toys…