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Is it safe for a 7 month old baby to be nuebelised with duolin repsules?

Is it safe for a 7 month old baby to be nuebelised with duolin repsules?

Duolin: The safety of this product in the use of asthma and small infants isn't established. It is a elongating beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA) formoterol fumarate and glycopyrrolate (anticholinergic) that can have side effects: cough, Urinary tract infections and with LABA products like Salmeterol have caused asthma-related deaths. Check with your MD/Pulmonologist for effective
nebulization if needed. ...Read more

Duolin (Definition)

Albuterol|ipratropium is an asthma beta receptor stimulator which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug). ...Read more


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Hi is duolin safe for my 5 month baby (weighs 8 kgs) he has congestion which we have been giving saline drops but has had chesty spasmic cough?

Hi is duolin safe for my 5 month baby (weighs 8 kgs) he has congestion which we have been giving saline drops but has had chesty spasmic cough?

Check first: Not without checking with your baby's pediatrician. They would probably want to listen to his lungs first, and if felt appropriate, tell you the correct dose. ...Read more

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Pregnant, due date 4/12/2017, can you steam using duolin?

Pregnant, due date 4/12/2017, can you steam using duolin?

Duolin in pregnancy: Duolin has shown no teratogenic effects when used in pregnancy
, although should be used with caution. ...Read more

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Can both Duolin and Budesonide neb be used together in the same nebulizer?

Can both Duolin and Budesonide neb be used together in the same nebulizer?

Mgt: You can use different nebulized medications and delivery them using the same nebulizer. It is best not to mix these together. I would suggest using the Bronchodilator first and then the steroid preparation. ...Read more

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My son is 5 and has a croupy cough. Can I use Duolin respules and then Pulmicort respules after? Or just the one? Thanks

My son is 5 and has a croupy cough. Can I use Duolin respules and then Pulmicort respules after? Or just the one? Thanks

Mgt: It depends on the underlying cause of the cough. If there is a history of bronchospasm, you can give both nebulized treatments. If he is having difficulty breathing, I would suggest seeing acute care.
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My dad was using budecort 1mg respules and duolin respules before, now Pulmicort 0.25mg/ml budesonide. With this help? Will he still has breathing diff

My dad was using budecort 1mg respules and duolin respules before, now Pulmicort 0.25mg/ml budesonide. With this help? Will he still has breathing diff

See the doctor: You did not indicate what is your father's medical diagnosis. These are medications that are usually given to children and may not be adequate to control your father's symptoms. I think you should contact his doctor and inform them of his symptoms. ...Read more

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My 6 month old kid is suffering from cough from past 2 days. Doctor has advised for nebulization. There are two drugs "duolin" & "budecort". Which one?

My 6 month old kid is suffering from cough from past 2 days. Doctor has advised for nebulization. There are two drugs "duolin" & "budecort". Which one?

He must be: Treating your 6 months old for reactive airways disease. Use Duolin every 6 hours as needed for wheezing and budecort twice daily. You need to talk to your doctor about your baby's case. Hard to advice how aggressive you need to be with treatment without examining. ...Read more

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My daughter of 3.8yrs, had an asthma attack. Doctor prescribed to take levosalbutamol syrup and duolin puffer together. Is it advisable to take both?

My daughter of 3.8yrs, had an asthma attack. Doctor prescribed to take levosalbutamol syrup and duolin puffer together. Is it advisable to take both?

Not advisable: With asthma, one needs to control it with inhaled steroid +/- a long-acting bronchodilator. Since the use of bronchodilator alone make actually make the asthma worse, you need to get your daughter on an inhaled steroid before her asthma gets worse. ...Read more

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Is it safe to vaccinate children?

Is it safe to vaccinate children?

Risk:benefit: No medication, supplement or vaccine is 100% without risk to all people. In the case of vaccines, the risk of serious illness, disability or death is considered far higher than the risks of vaccination. For this reason, Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization have adopted vaccine schedule recommendations which have been spectacularly successful in reducing disease. ...Read more

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Is rifaximin is safe in children?

Is rifaximin is safe in children?

Safe in children: Rifaximin may be used in children over 12 years of age for travlers ciarrhea. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give pain medication to children?

Is it safe to give pain medication to children?

Depends: This depends on the condition of the child, reason and type of medication and dose involved. I can think of some pain meds that would stop a kid from breathing, at least one that could shut down their kidneys, etc. There are specific and well studied pain meds for kids that are safe to use. ...Read more

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What pesticides are safe on the lawn if I have young children?

What pesticides are safe on the lawn if I have young children?

Organic: There are natural options when it comes to pest control for lawns and outdoor spaces. Consult an organic or chemical-free landscaper and use essential-oil based products when possible. Remember, dandelions aren't neurotoxic (from normal environmental exposure) but pesticides can be. ...Read more

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Is quercetin safe for children?

Is quercetin safe for children?

Quercetin: This is a plant flavonoid that is found as a supplement. It's touted uses are for allergies and prostate health. There are really no studies at all in children yet as to whether it works and certainly none to its safety, so very difficult to answer your question. Lots of studies are ongoing in mice and adults as to whether it works and how, but no advice on kids use yet. ...Read more

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Is mucuna pruriens safe for children?

Is mucuna pruriens safe for children?

On you own: Since supplements are not usually evaluated by the fda, then you are on your own as far as safety when you use them. I cannot think of a reason to give it to children. I do not recommend it and think the risks outweigh any possible benefits to children. ...Read more

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Is strength training safe for children?

Is strength training safe for children?

Only after puberty.: Children should work out with there own body weight, ie. Erunning, push ups, chins, flexibility, etc. After puberty begins, they can start resistance traing with weights, but following proper supervision. ...Read more

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Is femara (letrozole) safe for young children?

Is femara (letrozole) safe for young children?

No: Why would a young child take femara (letrozole)? It is a drug used for the treatment of breast cancer in post-menopausal women. If your child (or grandchild) has taken many of your pills, you should contact your local poison control - usually by calling your local hospital emergency department. ...Read more

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What headache medicines are safe for children?

What headache medicines are safe for children?

Headaches in kids: Acetaminophen and ibuprofen should be sufficient to manage most headaches in children. If these OTC medications do not relieve the headache pain, evaluation for more serious medical conditions should take place. Children can get migraine headaches, in which cases narcotic analgesics can be used until they are old enough for more traditional migraine medications (usually 12 years and older). ...Read more

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Is flovent safe to use with autisitc children.?

Is flovent safe to use with autisitc children.?

As safe as for nl: The safety of the med doesn't change for the condition. The ease at which it is given may be an issue. ...Read more

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Is the supplement congaplex safe for young children?

Is the supplement congaplex safe for young children?

Probably, but...: Congaplex probably will not cause harm, but I do not see any dosing recommendations for small children. Unfortunately, with vitamins and supplements more is not always better so caution is advised. There are also numerous components that could be allergenic - thymus, kidney, adrenal gland, and wheat germ. So if you choose to give it, I would watch closely for a reaction. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a woman with situs inversus have children?

Is it safe for a woman with situs inversus have children?

Many do: Situs inversus itself does not make child bearing a bad idea but some with the process have a variety of congenital heart defects or other issues that might make the process risky. A discussion with the docs who know your condition best should answer the question better. ...Read more

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Are there any safe over-the-counter medication for children?

Are there any safe over-the-counter medication for children?

Yes: There are not many safe over-the-counter cold medications for children. The medications which had been previously available were both not very effective for children and also rather easy to overdose. The best OTC medications for children continue to be tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) products and Motrin (ibuprofen) products. When in doubt, ask your pharmacist for help with OTC choices for kids. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the safe daily dose of melatonin for children?

Does anyone know the safe daily dose of melatonin for children?

One half to two mgs: Melatonin is relatively safe at most doses. It does not appear that the effect of melatonin is dose related so most children should take either one half or one milligram. ...Read more

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What are safe supplements for flexibility in teenage children?

What are safe supplements for flexibility in teenage children?

MAGNESIUM APSARTATE: Supplements are generally considered to be safe. They do not have side-effects, which is a property of prescription drugs. The best supplement for athletic performance is magnesium and postassium aspartate. Aspartate is the Amino Acid that takes minerals from outside to inside the cells where they are needed. This combination prevents cramping, improves endurance, and helps with exercise recovery. ...Read more

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To what extent can anti-depressants for children be considered safe?

To what extent can anti-depressants for children be considered safe?

It depends: There are very few anti-depressant drugs which are approved for use in children and teenagers, but they can be very effective when used properly. Most doctors will increase the dose gradually and monitor a child closely to see how they are tolerating the medication. Used correctly, they can be safe and effective. ...Read more

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Can I use fabric softener sheets as safe bug repellent for my children?

Can I use fabric softener sheets as safe bug repellent for my children?

Insect repellents: Deet is the only insect repellent that works. Adults can use 25% but the safe level for children is 10% and under. ...Read more