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Dr. Y. Vasavada, Pediatrician
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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My nine year old son with childhood absence epilepsy (taking

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Hi thereMy nine year old son with childhood absence epilepsy (taking ethosuxamide) was recently found to have extremely low iron levels and has been prescribed sytron. He has been out of sorts since starting taking it a few days ago, which maybe coincidental, and has been complaining of stomach ache culminating in a huge vomiting session just now.I'm not sure whether to continue with the Sytron (it has been prescribed for 3 months - 5ml x 3 per day) or what to think? He weighs 25 kilos.Many thanks
Hi, sorry about this. Doose is excessive. Please stop few days and use maalox. Then start once daily dose, with meals or even once every 2 days. Consider injectable weekly shot if hemoglobin fails to rise. Good luck.
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