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My son is 11 years old. He weighs 22 kg. He has asthmatic type of cough problem.
The paediatrician usually gives him an antibiotic for 10-12 days and still if the cough persists he will extend the antibiotic for another 2-3 days. When the cough remains an issue, he gives Azithromycin 300 mg a day for six days. He says that antibiotics can be given for a month and in special conditions like TB it can be given for six months.
My question is, is there any side effect on continuous antibiotic usage for 15-20 days? He also prescribed Betnelan (Betamethasone) one tablet daily for 6-8 days. Is it fine to give?
Why am I having allergy with green mucus during coughing? Query:
I have been suffering from dust allergies since childhood and use Foracot 200 and Montair 10 in case I have an episode. From 3 to 4 days, I am having an episode but it is not getting better. Also, I am coughing green mucus (seems like small dots). Does it mean that I have an infection? P... Read Full »
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The green expectoration raises suspicion for pseudomonas infection of the lung. You have to rule out acute bronchitis infection by chest X-ray and spirometry. If bronchoconstriction is present then nebulization of bronchodilator drug like Levosalbutamol can be prescr...
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Welcome to icliniq.com. The side-effects of betnelan tablet are as follows:
Loss of skin atrophy.
Local white patches of deeply pigmented skin.
Ulceration or perforation of the nasal septum.
Smell and taste disturbances.
Hoarseness and fungal infection of the ...
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