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5 yr old has higher frequency in right ear, advised omnacortil. Swelling in lips and around eyes. Discontinue ?

Hello Doctor Kondekar, ENT specialist recommended omnacortil for my grandson, whose right ear is 80 db at higher frequency. aged 5 year and 6 months. Weight is 18 kg. dose 10 ml each in morning and evening. after taking 4 dose of 10 ml each, slightly swelling is seen on upper lips and around eyes. please suggest whether i continue
Asked On : Sat, 13 Oct 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.

From the details mentioned,the symptoms are caused due to side effect of Oral PREDNISOLONE administered,which is a corticosteroid.

Please do consult with your physician and get the medication replaced.

Meanwhile,maintain oral hygiene well.

Apply anesthetic gel on the affected area.

Vitamin b and iron supplements has to be administered.

Take care.
Answered: Wed, 28 Aug 2013
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