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Old 12-05-2009, 01:47 PM
esoterikest esoterikest is offline
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Default newborn/infant 3 month old xopenex

newborn/infant 3month old xopenex

My 3 month old was prescribed xopenex.
I'm waiting 8-10 hours between treatments and maybe only half the vial.
I am holding the nebulizer mouthpiece about 2-3 inches away fom his mouth and nose.
It is making him squirmy, suppressing his hunger and he is not sleeping well.

1-Are there alternative treatments that don't affect his appetite at least?

2-Does anyone know if diluting the xopenex with water is ok?

3-Is this drug for relief only or will it actually accelerate his well being?

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Old 01-04-2010, 11:43 PM
rrtdave rrtdave is offline
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Default Xopenex

1. You should not add water to solution.
2. You can ask your doctor to reduce the dose or change schedule given.

You didn't say what dose: 0.31mg, 0.63mg, or 1.25mg?

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Dave
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