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Child with bad ear infection. Advised Vitamins with antibiotics. Vitamins essential? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Afternoon
Doctor:I am dr. XXXXXXX here.
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi Dr. I have a 27 month old son, who had got a ery bad ear infection. He is currently on anti biotics.
User:somebody was mentioning to me that along with anti biotics, some multi vitamins should also be prescribed to the baby, however my doc has not done that.
User:I waned to know that it is essential to have multi vitamins with anti biotics?
Doctor:It is not necessary to have multivitamins along with antibiotics.
Doctor:The treatment is basically with medications.
Doctor:The vitamins and minerals just help or support the treatment.
User:Oh Ok, thankyou.
Doctor:You can give Syp. Zincovit 5ml Daily once for your kid.
User:Ok doc, thank you for your help.
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:No, nothing else as of now.
Doctor:Ok. Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a nice Day!!
User:you too. Thank you
Doctor:Bye for now.
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