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My 4 & 1/2 year old son was in the ER earlier for an asthma

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My 4 & 1/2 year old son was in the ER earlier for an asthma attack. They gave him a breathing treatment and a steroid. I was give instructions to give him the Albuterol the next 4 days and no more today. I accidentally gave him another dose because I didn’t realize that PREDNISOLONE is the steroid. What should I do?
JA: How long has year old's son been using PREDNISOLONE? Has it helped at all?
Customer: Today was his first time getting it one at the ER and then again later at home
JA: How long has he been dealing with asthma? Is this a repeating or first-time issue?
Customer: He was diagnosed I believe 2 years ago
JA: Anything else in his medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: He takes Certirizine 10mL every night for allergies and amoxicillin prescribed today for an ear infection

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There really isn't any harm done with the extra albuterol treatment--that won't overdose him or cause any problem

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Ok thank you! He doesn’t seem like anything is wrong. Should I still give his dose tomorrow?

Yes--the dose tomorrow will also be fine

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Ok thank you so much!

My pleasure and call on me anytime