I am not in favour of keeping your baby on a 'permanent' antibiotic. Most infections at his age are caused by viruses and an antibiotic will be of no benefit in preventing these infections.In addition babies are immunised against the 2 most common bacterial infections they are likely to develop namely pneumococcus and haemophilus. Also the winter cough and cold season is now over.I really would like you to discuss taking him off this antibiotic with your paediatrician.
You can give the Lacteol forte for 10 days per month to boost his immune system.
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