Nasonex for 2 year old

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   Posted 8/15/2006 8:35 PM (GMT -6)   
My 2 year old son was recently diagnosed with allergies to dust, cats, dogs and dairy. The allergist precribed Nasonex for him. I am hesitant to give this to him. Anyone use this in a young child? Anyone have alternatives? Nasonex is a steroid and I have some concerns.

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   Posted 8/15/2006 9:46 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm surprised that your doc would prescribe this for him. It clearly states that it is not approved for children under 3. I would call up your son's pediatrician and explain your concerns to him. What sort of reactions does your son have to allergens?
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   Posted 8/16/2006 12:35 PM (GMT -6)   
It is approved for kids as young as two, but I'm very hesitant. I haven't talked with his pediatrician yet because his response to allergens appears to be almost unnoticable. His dairy reaction is anaphylaxis (we have an epi-pen), but the others seem not to bother him at all. So my question is should I give him medication for something the allergist says he has a problem with but that I have noticed no problems with?

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   Posted 8/17/2006 9:55 AM (GMT -6)   
My family and I use an alternative that has unique technology - it has helped our 14 month old daughter tremendously.
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