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fenistil drops for infant

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Fenistil drops: The drops are safe and are not known to have side effects
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: We don't use cold medications or antihistamines (like Fenistil) in young babies. For moderate (or worse) symptoms in a 2 month-old such as coughing, c ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, use it properly: the drug is safe for a six month old, the range of daily dose for infants is 0-30 drops per day, check the package insert and follow directions. Read ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Specializes in Family Medicine
I would not: recommended this medicine for this child this young. I know this medicine is available worldwide and used for various allergic conditions in adults an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Cough drops: No prolem for mother or baby.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If an ophthalmologist has examined the baby & found it appropriate to use it is a good medication. I defer use of the eye drop combinations using Dex ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Tobastar: Safety and efficacy of this medication has not been established in children under the age of 2 years. Steroids should NEVER be used in the eye unless ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Do not use: Do not use Otrivin pediatric nasal drops in children under 6 yr of age. Instead use normal saline drops 1-2 drops to each nostril every 3-4 hours to l ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: Sure this is safe, breast milk will not harm your child in any way. If you were putting this just around the outside of the nose where it is irritate ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The chemistries are different. The gas drops are supposed to break down the bubbles to pass in an easier fashion. Gripe contains a number of products ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Afrin (oxymetazoline): Afrin should only be used for 2 to 3 days. Longer use can cause rebound nasal congestion due to down regulation of the number of Alpha receptors in t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, and yes: it is a prescription medicine, so don't use it unless prescribed, best wishes
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Waste of money: Zincovit is multiple vitamin which also contains zine. It is a bit much for a two month old baby.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
No: This has an antibiotic and a steroid--only use a steroid in an infant if prescribed by an ophthalmologist.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Ask your doctor: It will depend on the infection that needs treatment and if there are any food or drug allergies.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No but: In general , it is not a good idea to apply any medicated or preservative-containing on the lens. You can however put the drops in and wait about 30 ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: But only under the advise of an ophthalmologist.
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
I would see a Dr.: My concern is that your child may have some breathing issues. I would get your child examined with a doctor for thorough history and physical. I would ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Tobastar: tobastar is a combination steroid and antibiotic and should be used only if advised by your MD.
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Nebulizer: Be sure the mask fits properly. Some mist will escape and it will not hurt her.
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely ok: Although the WHO statement mentioned increase IOP as a potential problem with nasal steroid, I have not seen such an association. The best way to fin ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Yes as long as to stick to the pediatric doses - if you are unsure then talk to the pediatrician.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
An: its an essential element . Useful to provide immunity , helpful in acute diarrhea .

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