Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: clara | 2009/04/06

Q.

medication question

hi Doc
Please tell me how long can a baby take AZT..we have a five old baby...my baby has been on AZT n the doctor said he must take it till six weeks,
can i contunue giving him if its not finished, will it do harm to the baby as he will be tested at 3 months??

thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is not clear how old your baby is from your letter.The usual advice is to take the AZT for 6 weeks.

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