Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Anne | 2012/05/04


Pediasure side effects

Hello Doctor,

My one year old baby has been ill and lacking appetite for the past few days. I was thinking of giving her some Pediasure to supplement her lack of eating well.
Problem is that i have been doing some research and came across a forum that says the product has some side effects such as High Blood Sugar Severe Low Amount of Phosphate in the Blood and a lot more.

Do you know of any side effects that can be as a result of this product?


Expert's Reply



I have not heard about any problem of this nature with Pediasure. It is normally an excellent product.

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Posted by: Rosa | 2016/06/28

My grand daughter has been drinking pediasure since she was 2 yrs old and now she is 7 yrs old...this morning she had her pediasure shortly after she had a convulsion that a side effect?

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Posted by: Jan Pieter | 2016/04/18

my son has been taking pediasure. I would like to know if there are any risks regarding appetite. Furthermore, how much should he have per day? he is 15 months and weighs 10kg please advise

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2015/12/23

After watching a film BROTHERS (Telugu movie ) I stopped giving it to my child.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2016/04/18

haha....but that is energion not pedia sure ..and it is a international crime

Posted by: Anonymous | 2015/12/23

I suspect some hidden steroids in it , otherwise how can it give abnormal results in shorter term

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Posted by: mehrooz | 2015/09/27

my niece she is 5 years old .she use to drink milk only with pediasure her health is good . but one of my neighbour told me that we should not give pediasure to girls is it true . is it harm to her. plz make me sure should i give or not

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2015/10/25

Hi Mehrooz, I have started to give Peidasure for my daughter for 3 months. She is 6 years old. I have noticed the changes in her chest. SO i avoided to give her this stage to avoid a fast grow of body parts

Posted by: sneh | 2015/09/19

hi I ve started to give peadiasure to my 3 year old baby boy but he is facing lot of motion prlm wht should I do .....plz suggest me because he has same prlm to use horlics and bournvita too and day by day he is loosing their weight I m very worried about that

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2015/08/13

please stop drinking pedia sure...

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Posted by: Ayesha | 2014/08/08

You can buy from We purchased it for our children. Pediasure is great to be honest. Thought to add answer to help others as well.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2014/07/05

pediasure gives heavy impotence for men and erectile dysfunction problem so please avoid it..

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Posted by: R. MAQDUM SHERIEF | 2014/03/05

Hello, can any one guide me properly. My son is now 7 years old. When he was 2 years old he has been diagnosed that he is having Autism. The Specialist Doctor for Autism Treatment informed me to avoid Milk and instead give him Pediasure. He is taking Pediasure in a day 2 to 3 times in the form of powder. He likes it very much and take . He is hale and healthy and normal weight of 24 kg. but not fat. Very rarely false sick. Almost in a day he consume nearly 50 gm of powder. Please let me know whether I can continue giving him this milk powder..

Posted by: Nilmini Fernando | 2014/01/12

I have been giving this milk powder for the last 2 years.My sons love it very much. for a day he drinks 4 to 5 times with his normal meals.(some days) Up to now he is fine. I must say this , his weight was very low one of the sales girls introduce Pediasure for me when i was doing my marketing at Carefour Dubai. She told me after 90 days his weight will be go up and she got my contact number to call me. That was correct my sons weight went up and they called me to check how is my son? I thank Pediasure ! THE WORLD BEST MILK ....!!

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Posted by: Ong | 2013/12/16

My son always cough n got phlegm. He is 3 years old. Doctor say allergy to cow milk. I just want to know pediasure can drink or not. I want to change b perand A to pediasure.

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Posted by: Anne | 2012/05/07

Thanks doctor.

And thanks Peta, you''re more than welcome to butt in :-) I feel more reassured now.

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Posted by: Peta | 2012/05/04

hi there Anne
Sorry to butt in here but my boy has been on Pediasure since he was 12 months and survived purely on pediasure for a year. He is now 3.5yrs old and still gets 500ml pediasure a day and l have had no side effects except a bit of constipation...

l am really happy with it...but eager to see what dr says about your post.

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