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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Trina | 2008/08/04

Q.

Is Losec Safe for 8week old?

Hi
My baby has a textbook case for acid reflux. As I liive in a rural area I have to wait some time for a peadiatrician to travel here. In the mean time I have to work through this with my local GP. He has never heard of giving Losec to babies and worries about its safety. I too worry about giving my baby medication but am 100% sure this is the problem from my extensive research and I can' t stand seeing her in pain for much longer. What do you think from the research it seems commonly used
Thx

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Losec should not be given to such a young infant as we do not have safety information for this age group. Simply use one of of the new anti-reflux formulas such as NAN AR.

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