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Can a gp pescribe a baby under 1 year omperazole for acid

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can a gp pescribe a baby under 1 year omperazole for acid reflux
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: been to gp and they will not pescribe ranitadine as not suitable now for under 3 years . The next stage is omeprazole . baby dosnt feed / squirms / arches back / dosnt like being put down
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: little one is 4 months old now

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Customer: replied 2 days ago.
great thanks

Yes it can be prescribed

The dose will be on the basis of her weight

But it can be used in infants as well

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Customer: replied 2 days ago.
so a gp can prescribe omeprazole ? can they still prescribe ranitidine ?
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
it dosnt need to be a paed ? with a 6 week wait!

No Ranitidine is not usually prescribed in infants

The GP can prescribe and then refer to a Paediatrician for opinion

Please do let me know if you have any other question

 

 

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Customer: replied 2 days ago.
but her can prescribe omeprazole ?
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
either way, they can prescribe and then refer though?

Yes it can be

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