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My 5 week baby (corrected 1 week) has been prescribed

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My 5 week baby (corrected 1 week) has been prescribed omeprazole (1.5ml) do I give this at every feed or just once daily?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: yes I’ve spoken to the dr. Baby is also on neocate and carobel
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No that’s it
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 14 days ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board-certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.

And I would serve you with care and patience.

First I need to ask a few questions so that I can gather more information related to your health concerns; I am preparing & typing the questions now, and I will follow up with you.

Best Regards!

Dr. Anil

Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 14 days ago.

Respected customer,

I would try to make you feel comfortable with our interaction.

We can continue our conversation now through text in this reply forum.

Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.

  • Please clarify- is it a 5-week or 1-week baby?

Waiting for your response.
Thanks.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
He was born at 35 weeks on 1/4/22
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 14 days ago.

He is now 5 weeks 6 days old.

When did you start Omeprazole?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Just yesterday
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 14 days ago.

Do you want to share any other relevant information?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
No that’s all. I’m just unsure on administration. Is it before each feed or once daily? How long before a feed?
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 14 days ago.

What is his weight currently?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
8lb9
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 14 days ago.

Respected customer

Thank you for providing the details. I can understand your concern and worry.

We can continue our conversation now through text in this reply forum.

Please allow me just a few minutes.
I’ll reply to you back soon after reviewing it.

Thanks for your cooperation and patience.

Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 14 days ago.

Sorry for the late reply and inconvenience.

Thanks for all this additional information.

I am going to address your primary concern but later you can ask anything you want.

I understand your concern about the medicine's dose.

And it’s my first privilege to pay attention and provide you with explanations & suggestions to relieve your discomfort/ worry.

Well, based on his age and weight, the omeprazole dose is 1.25-1.5 ml (2.5 mg) per oral once daily.

This is my initial answer so feel free to ask more as nothing is more important for me than your health and satisfaction.

Hope I have been able to clarify the situation for you and helped in resolving your query.

Let me know if you have any further queries so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.

It’s my pleasure to continue this conversation until you satisfy.

Waiting for your response. Thanks.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thank you for putting my mind at ease
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 14 days ago.

I will be glad to help you always.

If you are happy with my interaction and guidance, next time you have any health concerns, you can approach me directly.

I wish him good health.
Welcome.
Kind Regards
Dr.Anil