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Is Serratiopeptidase safe for a toddler for the treatment of inflammation?

My daughter is aged 3 yrs 8 months, CGHS doctor prescribed serratiopeptidase for inflammation caused due to infection on head &eyes around, presently she is taking cephalexin (phexin) pediatric syrup as antibiotic and Ibugesic pediatric syrup for inflammation and pain relief. Doctor prescribed 5 mg serratiopeptidase, whether it is safe to take for my daughter.
Sat, 1 Sep 2018
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Hi,

Dose of serratiopeptidase is 5-10mg thrice a day and it is absolutely safe in children above 2 years. No need to worry, she'll recover soon.

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