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G6PD and Lactogen 2

Hello, I am from India. My son is 6 months old and he has G6PD (1.1 U/g Hb). Can I give him Lactogen 2? This lactogen 2 contains soya milk and soya protene and also vitamine K. I heard that these are not good for a G6PD child? Please help me.
Asked On : Mon, 12 Jul 2010
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Hello.welcome to HCM.You can definitely give Lactogen 2 without any problem.although oral VIT k and it's analogues can rarely cause homolysis.but since level of G6PD is mild it can be given
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