What is the role of medications in the treatment of pediatric growth failure (failure to thrive)?

Updated: Nov 05, 2018
  • Author: Andrew P Sirotnak, MD; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Answer

No medication is routinely needed unless an underlying condition is a factor (eg, infection, gastroesophageal reflux, cardiac or lung disease).


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