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Is It Acceptable To Give A Seven Month Old Albuterol
Only if doctor says!: If your child's doctor prescribes albuterol for him/her to treat wheezing, then give it. Never use someone else's prescription for your baby. Albuterol only helps for wheezing/reactive airways disease, and if that's not what your baby has, it wont help and it can have side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ventolin is the trade name for the chemical / drug albuterol. This drug is a medicine to be inhaled to open the airways and it acts quickly, so it is called a "short-acting bronchodilator". The medicine comes in both a hand-held inhaler and as a liquid to be used with a nebulizer machine . It also comes in a liquid form to take by mouth, but this should not be used ...Read more
Doctor's Orders: Please do not rely upon our advice here about this. This baby's physician would have a prescription and dosing schedule that you should follow. Please do not give medication to a child without a physician's recommendation. ...Read more
If doctor ordered: Only if instructed to do so by the pediatrician. It is safe if given in the correct dose and method. ...Read more
Yes, when indicated-: And sometimes less than an entire vial. ...Read more
Our nebulizer just stopped working can I give my 18 month old the nebulizer albuterol solution orally until I get a replacement, hopefully tomorrow.
Is it safe to give my 5 year old albuterol from breathing treatment machine. It was prescribed to my 11 month old for bronchitis?
Only if doctor says.: If your 5 year old has been diagnosed with asthma previously and is now having the same symptoms, you can give it, but call your pediatricians and let them know you're doing so. If your 5 year old has never had this problem before, it's best to have him/her seen by the pediatrician to get a correct diagnosis and see what the best treatment is for that diagnosis, since it may not be asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Ventolin, or albuterol is used in younger infants in the treatment of asthma or certain other respiratory conditions. As always, the prescribed dosages should not be exceeded, and if your baby is still having wheezing or problems breathing after using the treatments, call your provider right away. ...Read more
My 7 month old baby was prescribed redi ped 1 ml once a day and ventolin puffer for phlegm he's been in it fir 2 days but is still the same how soon?
My 7 month old is admitted due to increased heart rate, likely due to consumption of ventolin. How serious is this?
Depends on situation: Infants easily tolerate heart rates in the 200/min range for a variable length of time. If intake has stopped, 1/2 should be out of babies system in 4-6 hours with 1/2 the remainder in another 4-6h. Baby should do fine if this was the cause. If there is another issue the outcome depends on that issue. ...Read more
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