February 2010 Volume-7 Issue-2 [Supplement 2]
(ISSN - 0973-0958)
A 2½ month old boy presented urticarial rash over face and hands since 20 days. There is no history of any drug ingestion and is on formula feeds since birth. He was operated for left inguinal hernia 40 days back. He was treated with atarax to which the rash responded. What is the cause of urticaria?
Syrup formulations of antiretrovirals especially zidovudine and nevirapine are in short supply due to decreased production. How to give prophylaxis to the babies to prevent vertical transmission of HIV_?
Pulverise the adult tablet and give
Do not give prophylaxis to the babies
On humanitarian grounds, the production should be maintained
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