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Asked by : Rudrani on Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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my daughter was born on 6th august 2012.she had some complication while the time of her birth.she was kept on NICU for 12 days for breathing problem and caeser problem. doctor have prescribe her with phenobarbitone medicine for three month.I am very worried about her future as she is very young.i have herd the children with phenobarbitone cae abnormal .Is it true or please suggest me what i can do to prevent this kind of problem.


Answered by : anzad on Wed, 31 Oct 2012

its given usually if the baby had seizures. if you have doubt discuss with her doctor and consult a pediatric neurologist to check her up again and plan withdrawing the medicine if there was no significant seizure activity in the neonatla period


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anzad

14 Nov 12
8:08 AM

the head size is below 5th centile , for it to grow at normal rate ,should reach 39 cm in 6th month

anzad

14 Nov 12
8:04 AM

Ok, you can have periodic development assessment to find out how your child be in future.

Rudrani

04 Nov 12
4:26 AM

I HAVE CONSULT WITH THE DOCTOR REGARDING THE MEDICINE (PHENOBARBITONE).THEY HAVE SUGGEST ME FOR "EEG" BEFORE STOPPING THE MEDICINE. I JUST WANT TO CONFORM IF THERE IS ANY OTHER WAY TO FIND OUT THAT MY DAUGHTER WILL BE OKAY IN FUTURE .

Rudrani

04 Nov 12
3:26 AM

I TOOK THE MEASUREMENT OF MY BABIES HEAD RECENTLY ITS 35" AND SHE IS NOW 3 MONTH OLD.WHAT SHOULD BE HER HEAD MEASUREMENT IN 6 MONTH TIME.

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Dr. Anzad Madathil Amanullah

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Working as Pediatrician in Department of Health Services , Ministry of Health, Governement of Kerala.
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