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    Default Croup in 2 yr old.

    Has anyone use prednisolone on their child to treat croup? DD2 was given the medication yesterday with strict instructions to only use it for 3 days. Her cough has improved during the day, but it's still shocking as she sleeps. She's had 2 doses of prednisolone, is a third really going to make a difference?

    She's not sucking her chest muscles in as she was yesterday, so it's somewhat an improvement. Steam isn't helping. Anyone got any other suggestions?

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    I'd definitely give the prescibed amount of doses I have found it to help when my littlies had croup.

    Hope she is on the mend soon

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    Thank you.

    I just wasn't sure that one more dose would do anything when the two she's had have only shown a minor improvement. I'm also a bit freaked out by giving her steroids.


 

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