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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 6 months 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

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
a gp can prescribe omeprazole ? can they still prescribe ranitidine ?
Customer: replied 6 months 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 6 months ago.
but her can prescribe omeprazole ?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
either way, they can prescribe and then refer though?

Yes it can be

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