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Is it safe to deworm a G6PD deficient child ?

Is it safe to deworm a G6PD deficient child? What is the safest antiparasitic tablet to give to a G6PD deficient child aged 7?
Asked On : Tue, 12 Apr 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
all antihelminthic drugs are safe in G6PD deficiency.please collect an total list of drugs which are contraindicated from your pediatrician.
Answered: Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
it is safe to use albendazole and similar group drug in case of child with g6pd deficient
never give him anti malarial drug urself.
do consult doctor or take his opinion before giving drug
keep list of drug along u which must be avoid.
Answered: Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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