Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Tarryn Norman | 2010-05-26

Q.

Celestamine

Good day,

On the 5th May my ENT prescribed Orelox (5ml x2 pd) and 5ml Celestamine (once pd) for 5 days, my 2yr old had tonsillitis. On the 18th she started coughing and he prescibed another 5ml Celestamine 1xpd for 4 days and BronchoPed. One of the ingredients in the cough syrop made her talk in her sleep. On Monday, 24th I was back in his rooms as she hasn''t improved and he discovered she has acute earinfection. Another round of Celestamine for 5 days and Zinnat (5ml x 2pd). Surely this long period of Celestamine is not good for her liver? She has no appetite either and I can see she is loosing weight. I have her on Viral Guard to boost her immune system. Is there any other products I can use to help with her weight gain? She is on Isomil 3 as cows milk makes her wheezy and phlemmy.

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