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Question :
Posted On : 16 Jul 2023
A premature infant girl born by cesarean iugr was diagnosed as viseral dystonia as she used to vomit all the time. she was put on Pacitane 1, 2 tabs 3 times a day. She improved and is now 2 and 1, 2 years old. She is on therapy both physio and occ. speech therapy her growth appears normal in every respect very intelligent fun-loving and active. How long do we need to continue Pacitane and what are the long-term side effects?
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Expert Answer :
Pacitane may be continued if dystonia persists. Side effects include xerostomia, possible urinary hesitancy and retention, constipation, and glaucoma.
Answer Discussion :
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Gladys Yonah
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1 year, side effects are dry mouth
11 months ago
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FATHIYA SAID
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1 year
11 months ago
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Eyad
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1 year
11 months ago
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Pardeep
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Dry mouth, nausea, constipation,
11 months ago




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