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Single dose of oral dexamethasone (0.15mg per kg body weight)
Alternative is oral prednisolone 1-2mg per kg body weight and consider second dose if residual symptoms of stridor are present the following day
Always provide verbal / written information about care of child, warning signs and when to seek further advice
The paediatric hub can be contacted on the following telephone numbers:
Daytime (08:00- 18:30) - 01452 687 000
OOH Healthcare Professional (HCP) Line (18:30-08:00) - 0330 053 6359