Can I give Teetha® if my child is lactose intolerant?
The Teetha® Teething Granules do contain lactose and should not be given to babies who are lactose intolerant. Teetha® Teething Gel does not contain lactose. If you are in any doubt, please consult your doctor.
Teetha® Teething Granules contain lactose, which is derived from milk.
Provided the baby is over 3 months, a combination can be used. Always follow the instructions on both packs.
Although Teetha® Teething Granules do not contain ordinary table sugar (sucrose), they do contain lactose which is a type of sugar that occurs naturally in milk. Teetha® Teething Gel contains xylitol.
Try gently rubbing on their gums with a clean finger, or allow them to bite on a clean, cool (not frozen) object, such as a chilled teething ring.
It is important to read the usage instructions before use.
Do not exceed one sachet every 2 hours for a maximum of 6 doses during any 24-hour period. Do not use for more than 7 consecutive days.
With a clean finger apply a pea sized amount of the gel to the sore area on the baby’s gums and teeth. Use every 4 hours for up to 6 times per day for a maximum of 7 days.
Both the Teetha® Teething Granules and the Teetha® Teething Gel are suitable from 3 months old.
Teetha® Teething Granules contain Chamomilla 6c. Teetha® Teething Gel contains Chamomilla 12c, Belladonna 12c and Aconite 12c.
The most common symptoms of teething are: Flushed cheeks, dribbling more than usual, teething rash and sore and tender gums.
Teetha® Teething Granules and Teetha® Teething Gel are homeopathic medicinal products used within the homeopathic tradition for the symptomatic relief of teething pain and the symptoms associated with teething which are sore and tender gums, flushed cheeks and dribbling.
Babies tend to start showing signs of teething at around the 3-4 month mark, with teeth finally popping through at about 6 months.