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Is there any side effects for taking Pentid 800 for a long period prescribed for tonsillitis and leg pain?

My son 14 years old suffering with tonsillitis and pain in his leg. ASO - 318. Doctors prescribed pentid 800 twice a day for 6 months . Pl. advice whether treatment is in right direction and is there any side effect to have Pentid 800 for such long period.
Thu, 27 Feb 2020
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Hello,

I do not recommend taking Pentid medication for this long time, although it causes no harm. you may give it to your son for 2 months and follow up by lab works.

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

Take care

Regards,
Dr Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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Is there any side effects for taking Pentid 800 for a long period prescribed for tonsillitis and leg pain?

Hello, I do not recommend taking Pentid medication for this long time, although it causes no harm. you may give it to your son for 2 months and follow up by lab works. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist