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Re: [IP] Thrush



Kim,
Diflucan in tablet form is available for adults and older children and is
sugar free.  Diflucan Suspenison, however, has sucrose in it.  Diflucan is
faster acting than Nystatin but is more expensive.

Steve
Pediatrician
dx'ed 11/00
pump 3/06/01
> Hi all,

>   Saturday Ashley started complaining about pain in her tongue.  Then by
> Sunday she could not eat.  Well, as you know not eating is pretty scary.
She
> had to me what looked like thrush in her mouth but, I had only seen it in
> baby's so I thought I must be wrong.  Well, it turns out that is exactly
what
> it is.  And I was told it is common in diabetics.  I had not heard this
> before.  She is taking Nystatin orally.  It is not sugar free.  In fact
they
> did not have any sugar free medicine for this.  Now if this is common in
> diabetics then why would they not have sugar free medicine?  That is just
> crazy to me.
>
> Hugs
>   Kim...........Mom of Ashley(diabetic for 5 years & not pumping yet)
> Check out our Diabetes site  www.elviradarknight.com/diabetes/info.html
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