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Newborn has breathing problem. Prescribed Syscan. Any side effects?

child born on 30th sept. with problems in breathing and was given surfactant neosurf of 3 dose. with ventilator support for 15 days upto 16th oct. and was discharged on yesterday. baby was prescribed to take syscan drug for upto 21 days and told already 15 days they had given already to baby and remaining 7 days it has to be given. 1) i need suggesstion whether i had to continue with the same? does the drug will have any side effects in baby? or its safe? and continue with th same...? kindly give me your opinion on this, thank you
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Pediatrician, Neonatology 's  Response
Syscan is a drug that contains fluconazole and used for treatment of fungal infection. Fluconazole (SYSCAN) is a well tolerated drug in the age group with very rare serious complications.
Several studies done earlier confirms its safety in neonatal and infant patient population.
Your doctor was right, the recommended therapy of fluconazole for fungal infection is 21 days.
You should continue the medicine for the period.
Answered: Wed, 31 Oct 2012
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