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Tot with wheezing problem, on albutrol, prednisone, sounds worst when running around. Suggestion?

I am curious about other options to help my daughter with wheezing . She has an albuterol inhaler that doesn t sem to be helpng much and she was put on a 3 day course of prednisone . It sounds the worst when she is running arounsd playing but she doesn t seem to act like it is affecting her in any way? i hate hearing her squeaky wheeze and not being able to do much. She is 15 months, has brochiolitis around 3 months old and was 8 weeks premature. Healthy in all other ways, the wheezing started 3 days ago and she has been seen twice already
Asked On : Mon, 10 Sep 2012
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You should avoid oral prednisolone as much as possible because of potential side effects. Instead use an oral bronchodilator for 4-5 days along with nebulisation with a broncho-dilator respule. Should definitely help your child.
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