From South Attleboro, Massachusetts:
Do you have a list of sugar free oral liquid antibiotics?
I do not have a list of sugar free liquid antibiotics, but I usually do not worry about the sugar content. Usually, a child who is sick enough to need antibiotics already has high blood sugars due to the infection itself and will need extra insulin. The effect of the small amount of sugar in the antibiotics on raising the blood sugar is usually less than the effect of the infection itself on raising the blood sugar. The most important thing is to monitor the blood sugar frequently and take supplemental insulin as necessary.
Original posting 28 Apr 1998
Posted to Other Medications
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:58
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