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Maxidex Ocular Antibiotic Corticosteroid Combination
How do I treat perioral dermatitis/eczema? I've tried topical corticosteroids, topical antibiotics and now the derm is prescribing anti fungal.
A CT scan confirmed sinusitis on my 6 yr old. What is the best treatment other than antibiotics and corticosteroids? He/she is on cifex, aerius, avamys, xylalin & sinarest.
Peds Sinusitis: Sounds like a pretty unhappy child, sorry about that. Lots of meds, too. We usually try to manage pediatric sinusitis with medications, like antibiotics and steroids. Can also use saline irrigation or spray in the nose. Further, a landmark study has shown that many children suffer from reflux and by treating, they often can get their sinusitis better. Consider reflux treatment and add saline. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had persistent sinus inflamation, sore swollen throat and night sweats for a bit over a month. 2 rounds of antibiotics & cortisone. still sore. What can it be? I am on antihistamines and corticosteroids nasal spray right now. Weekend, so will only
? incomplete therapy: You might have not received the complete therapy for the condition, chronic/recurring sinusitis is at times difficult to treat, right broad-spectrum antibiotics for a good 4-8 or even 12 weeks of treatment together with steroids initially, and more important is proper diagnosis, also need to rule out causes for chronuc infection/inflammation, see a specialized allergist/Immunologist, goodluck ...Read more
Ct scan confirmed sinusitis in 6 yr old. What is best treatment other than antibtics & corticosteroids? On cifex, aerius, avamys, xylalyn & sinarest.
1yr old with viral bronchiolitis.Saw pedi. And recieved bronciodolator and corticosteroid.Couging and vomiting up phlem.Is this normal for the meds?
Yes: Cough is a major symptom of bronchiolitis. When children cough it is fairly common for them to vomit because of weak les. No medicine has been found to be singularly effective in bronchilitis. The illness may last for 3-4 weeks. As long the child is not hypoxic and drinking well you just ride out the rough period. Antibiotics do not help as they are caused by viruses. ...Read more
Took corticosteroids shot and a z-pack now have white places that are sore and have moved from around gums and cheek to throat with soreness?
R/O THRUSH: Thrush an oral yeast infection can be caused by both steroids and antibiotics. You need to be examined and cultured. Normally empiric antifungal therapy is started ie mycelex troche Or diflucan . Make sure to see your doctor for follow up exam labs and stool testing for Hpylori and potential endoscopy ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It would be unusual.: It would be unusual for topical corticosteroids to cause weight fluctuations. Although there are many strengths of topical steroids, unless you were to use an unusual amount these steroids it would be unlikely to cause any weight changes. Oral corticosteroids can cause weight gain if taken for a significant period of time. With short term steroid use, there are usually minimal side effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Def. Corticosteroids: Corticosteroids are a class of chemicals including both the steroid hormones that are naturally produced in the adrenal cortex of vertebrates and analogues of these hormones which are synthesized in laboratories. Corticosteroids are involved in a wide range of physiologic processes including the stress response, immune response and regulation of inflammation, carbohydrate &protein catabolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends upon formulation, dose and route of administration. Oral is 1-2 days, with higher doses taking slightly longer. Iintramuscular shots (particularly depot form) can take much longer depending on which steroid you've received and the dose. Your doctor should be able to tell you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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