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Side Effects Of Children
Son is going on this (captopril) drug next week as he hascan advise me on it and its side effects especially in children?
Rash,itch,coug: Depending on age, if sun worshipped photo sensitivity may be a problem in addition to more common reaction listed above. As with any drug an untoward reaction must always be assumed to be the drug until proven otherwise. Stop the med and call the prescriber. ...Read more
Indian study: A indian study of 191 children (median age, 3 years), 69 (36.1%) developed adverse drug reactions. Most common symptoms were vomiting (16.2%) followed by neuropsychiatric symptoms (12.6%), diarrhea (12.0%), ear disorders (8.9%), and insomnia (6.8%). Full text available here: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3127335/?Tool=pubmed. ...Read more
Usually none: The list of possible side effects for singulair (montelukast) is long, but most are the same symptoms kids get all the time from common illnesses, meaning kids got sick while testing the medication: headache, flu-like symptoms, stomach ache, cough, dizziness, fatigue, decreased appetite, rash, fever, itching, hives, ear infections, colds, anxiety, restlessness, tremor, sleep issues. Rarely, serious ones happen. ...Read more
My 9 years old boy has been diagnosised with mild ashthama. Doctor said he might need medication. Any side effects of ashthama medication in children?
Minimal: There are side effects to all medications....Most are mild. Breathing is important and if he has asthma then he will need the inhaled medications prescribed. Initially he may have a little increased heart rate or be a little hyper and that will settle down. The medications re safe for long term use. Also see a homeopath or chinese medicine doctor to help the condition and use less medication. ...Read more
Are there any side effects to taking Zyrtec, (cetirizine) lysozyme, kaloba long term in children 2-4 years old?
What is the difference between dimetapp dm and brotapp dm for children age 4? Are there any harmful side effects with brotapp dm in this age group?
No important ones: For at least the last decade we have recommended parents not use these cough/cold medications in kids before school age if then. They were once a prescription med that eventually made it to OTC status. Over time we realized more kids were self medicating and ending up in the ER with toxic overdoses. The research eventually showed they don't do much, other than give parents something to do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are any side effects of mixing Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) & loratab in childern? The child is only 15 years old please let me know any major side effects like not having clear judgement
Methamphetamine... What are some side effects of using meth?
What are long term effects of hard meth use?
Can meth effect my children?
Are there any studies that have been done to show what meth does to people?
So far my only source of information has bee
It damages brain: And almost everything else. It can cause severe depression, paranoia and even psychosis, with hallucinations, delusions and agitation. Physically, it can damage the heart, with heart attacks and/or strokes, and causes severe dental and skin problems. People become completely disorganized and live their lives completely involved with the drug. It damages your children and family. Get help and stop! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please go online: To read that or discuss with your obgyn as your obgyn should go over possible side effects you could get, most women do quite well on pills and the benefits for the vast majority of people far outweigh the risks and the pill will not prevent pregnancy after you have stooped it. ...Read more
Having side effects from Mefliam. Family of 4, 2xadults, 2x children. Increased anxiety and paranoia and mild headaches. Taken 2 doses before going away taken two doses since return from Marloth Park (malaria area). Stop or take one more dose?
Must finish course:
Best to finish the course, if the side effects are mild. You only have to complete 4 weeks after malaria area visit. Remember to take something else NEXT time. Get script from your doctor.
mefliam has many nigly side effects. If the side efeects are severe, go see your doc. ...Read more
I think my 2 yr old has allergies. I bought childrens zyrtec (cetirizine) but im afraid of side effects. Is it more common for insomnia?
Not really: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is able to cross into the brain and effect the thinking process.Most kids or adults are actually sedated by its actions, which is why they advise giving it in the evening. A percentage of folks will have the opposite effect, probably 1/20, which could interfere with sleep.The response is unique to each & consistent.You can try it once and see if the kid gets hyper.If not it should work fine ...Read more
Yes: Side effect to the chicken pox vaccine include local redness or temporary pain at the site of the injection. Less than 1% of children given the chicken pox vaccine will develop 1-2 "pox" at the site of injection. The potential serious illnesses that can be caused by getting chicken pox far outweigh these mild local reactions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have cataract surgery and lasik for myopia during the same procedure? I would like to deal with the side effects at one time? I am a mother of two children in my 40s. I have cataracts and also severe myopia. Otherwise, I am in relatively
Febutaz?: Perhaps febutaz? This is a gout medicine that goes by the name uloric in the us and febutaz in india. Side effects include nausea, diarrhea, headache, joint aches, abnormal liver tests & rash. No relation to the medicine has been found but there is a coincidental higher incidence of cardiovascular blockage with heart attack and stroke in patients on this medicine. Report any concern to doctor. ...Read more
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