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Failure to Thrive Summary

Description: A condition in which an infant or child's weight gain and growth are far below usual levels for age.

Also Known As: Thrive, Failure to

Networked: 687 relevant articles (14 outcomes, 21 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Failure to Thrive

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Zinc : 1 outcome 4 studies in 12 results : IBA
  2. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 8 results : IBA
  3. Ghrelin : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  4. Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 3 : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  5. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  6. Vitamin E : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 13 Generic
  7. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 6 Generic
  8. Melatonin : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. Arginine (L-Arginine) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 19
  10. Ammonia : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Failure to Thrive

  1. Infection
  2. Vomiting
  3. Muscle Hypotonia (Hypotonia)
  4. Weight Gain
  5. Cholestasis
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Key Therapies for Failure to Thrive

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  1. Fundoplication : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results
  2. Tracheostomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 7 results
  4. Liver Transplantation : 1 outcome in 6 results
  5. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator) : 1 outcome in 4 results
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