How Long Should My Child Take Ilvitrim Suspension

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How long is ilvitrim suspension taken

Hi,my son tested hiv- how long does my 6week old son have to take ilvitrim suspension,he just finished his 6weeks of taking neviraspine now they put him on ilvitrim ## am giving my daughter ilvitrim in different times and am no longer breastfeeding her ## Hi my son is taking ilvitrim and his 36 weeks,so I stop giving him invitrim for two weeks due of our clinic didn't have it,and am breastfeeding him,is my baby in danger of getting infected of HIV? ## mi child is 6 mnts old i went to d clinic n ask dem ilvitrim suspension coz it was finished n im on treatment n dey say coz shes 6months nuw i musnt giv her d medicine nuw bt i must continue drinking mi treatment so m scared so mi qyestion is she cant get infected ## Hi hw many times mst a6weeks baby take ilvitrim suspension per day ...

ilvitrim suspension

Is Ilvitrim Suspension good for my HIV negative baby? The doctor prescribe it while she was having a short breath problem. Thanks ## Hi Fanyana, Based on my research, Ilvitrim contains the active ingredients Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim; a sulfonamide antibacterial combination that is used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections. (not just limited to HIV). If your child's doctor prescribed it for what appears to be an upper respiratory or sinus related infection, Ilvitrim does sound like an appropriate medication for the job. However if you're asking whether or not a powerful antibiotic like this is good for your baby, my personal answer would be no, due to it's high risk of side effects. In which case, I would personally consider other more natural alternat... ...

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is it safe to use ilvitrim suspension??

Hello. My Daughter is 7 days old and I took her to the GP she had terrible gramps and Diarrhea the Dr gave her Ilvitrim Suspension? Is this safe for her?? ## My baby is hiv negative but given ilvitrim suspension, I don't understand why ## Ilvitrim is just an antibiotic, it is used to treat or prevent bacterial infections, so it can be taken even if someone is not HIV positive. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. If your child has an infection and the doctor has prescribed this, it is best to give it to them, as instructed. Letting an infection continue untreated may be life threatening. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

Updated in Nausea & Vomiting
Ilvitrim suspension for A runny stomach?

Hi my baby is 6 months old. And has a runny stomach the doc gave him ilvitrim , will this help stop runny stomach? ## Hi my baby is 2 months she has a bad cough and wet nose ,she was given ilvitrim suspension will this work please help ## What is ilvitrim suspension Hi my 36weeks baby at the hospital was give he zidovu.I took her to the clinic they stop that medicine they given ilvitrim I'm waiting clinic result for blood ## Ilvitrim is classified by the FDA as an antibiotic, so it used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. If the doctor prescribed it for you child, it is best to give it to them as instructed. The typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

Updated in Allergies, Cough & Cold
Ilvitrim suspension and feeding my baby at 5 months

My child tested negative twice and I am positive. She is on ilvitrim suspension but I can't provide enough breast milk for her and I have since started feeding her using my breadtmilk and breastfeeding at the same time. Should I stop feeding her or continue doing what am doing or stop cause it might be at her risk? ...

dosage of ilvitrim suspension per day for a 1 month old baby

I am hiv positive but started arvs in 2012. So last year (2014) I gave birth and she was given legram. At 6 weeks she was tested & given ilvitrim. So what is the dosage per day for a 1 month & 3 week old baby? I am still waiting for the PCR results. ## Dosage recommended for children less than 3months is 2.5 ml ## My one month old baby is having cramps in the stomach.dr gave him Flagyl 200and ilvitrim suspention.wii it help,is it safe,how much should i give he wheighs 5kg ## Is this 2.5 ml once a day or every 12 hours? ## Hi doc am HIV pstive I HV 14 wks baby en shez negative and I want 2 stop breastfeeding so what can I do ## Hi. Is 1.5mL of the Ilvitrim suspension correct for my 6 week old baby? She weighs 5kg. ## Hi, at the clinic thy said 5ml when I went for 10 weeks check u... ...

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I'm breastfeeding and I forgot to give my child ilvitrim

My baby is breastfeeding and I forgot to give him his ilvitrim suspension for one day. Is he at risk of becoming infected from having missed a dose? ## I'm HIV posetive and I'm taking my treatment every day, I'm breastfeeding and I forgot to.give my 5 months baby his medications for 2days can he be affected ## How long to take ilivitrim if im breastfeeding my bab? ## Hi! I'm HIV+ mother and I'm breastfeeding. I'm having a 6 week baby and I use to give her nevirapine everyday, on top of that I use to give her gripe water and colic/wind medication. I want know if my baby is at risk of getting HIV+ since I'm mixing? ## Hello Zuzu, According to DailyMed if you miss a dose it is best to administer the dose as soon as possible. If you have already skipped an entire... ...

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does ilvitrim and nevarapine work the same

I have a 4 week old baby on nevirapine at the clinic. They also gave me ilvitrim, so I just want to know if that is the same thing or must I get nevirapine as well? ## Hello, Lu! How are you and your baby? Is your baby HIV positive or negative? If they are negative, then normally just the Ilvitrim is given, the Nevirapine is an antiviral that's used to treat an HIV infection. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. ## Can I give my baby the ilvitrim suspension at anytime or must he drink it at the same time everyday? The doctor didn't explain this to me. Also, are ilvitrim tablets the same as nevirapine? ## hi i am hiv positive mom and on exclusive breestfeeding and my child was tested negativ... ...

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