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definition of colic
Colic is defined as crying more than 3 hours per day, more than 3 days per week, and for more than 3 weeks
when does crying associated with colic begin?
2 weeks
when does crying from colic peak?
6 weeks
when does colic resolve?
by 16 weeks
DDX of colic
Ddx of colic includes: GERD (in 2-4%); formula intolerance (with other symptoms)
What is dicyclomine?
A dangerous anticholinergic sometimes used for colic.
Side effects of dicyclomine
sedation, apnea, seizures, coma. contraindicated if <6 months of age
management of colic
colic is managed with swaddling, non nutritive sucking, white noise such as hushing, holding baby >3 hrs a day