Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: anon | 2010/08/12

Q.

UNDERWEIGHT

HI DOC

my son is underweight, but he is not really a good eater. he is 8 yrs old. someone advise me to buy him longet..., cant remember the correct name and how to spell it. but when i read on the bottle it said that the side effects are, concerntration problems. could you maybe advise me on something else, that has less side effects.
thanking you in advance

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There are really very few appetite stimulants that really work. Longifene is one of the few medicines that have a good effect on children's appetites. Perhaps you can give the Longifene once daily and only in the evening.

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