Keeping Careful Measure
If you're supposed to take a teaspoonful of medicine, what exactly does that mean? The average kitchen "teaspoon" ranges in size from 2 to 10 millimeters. A medical "teaspoon" is 5 millimeters. What should you do? The University of Minnesota Medical School recommends using an inexpensive plastic oral syringe, marked with dosages and available at any pharmacy.