Here are the general principles of medication for babies..Kindly follow these..
1.Drugs must be used only when absolutely essential.
2.Drugs used should be of the maximum available dilution.
3.All drugs must be checked for generic name and expiry before use.
4.Dosage,route of adminstration,stability and compatibility should be verified by a medical personnel before use if you have any doubts about the same.
5.The quantity of drug to be admistered and the dilution must be calculated before use.
6.Oral medication smust be given as drops.
7.Try to use 1 ml syringes for dispensing oral drugs.
8.Take extra precaution while adminstering drugs to preterm babies.