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Can Combiflam be given while on steroid medication?

My son aged 3.8 years is diagnosed with minimal change nephrotic syndrome and is under steroid treatment for past 6 months. Now he has got fever due to a mosquito bite rash associated with swelling occurred in his calf muscle. Can combiflam given while under steroid treatment.
Mon, 2 Apr 2018
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Hello,

Combiflame contains paracetamol and ibuprofen. Since your son has nephrotic syndrome, I wouldn't advise you to give him Combiflame. For his fever, you can give him plain paracetamol instead. To get the exact dose of paracetamol for him, you need to tell his weight as the dose in children is calculated according to the weight.


Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Nazma.amman
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