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Deworming in kids, dosage of medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi doc
Doctor :   Hi
User :   She had cold , cough & fever for past 1 week...then till yesterday she had cold ..
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   today she is time she is perfectly night little stuffy nose
Doctor :   Please
User :   but my main issue is she has severe
Doctor :   Ok
User :   itching in her anal area
User :   she is loosing weight also
User :   and everyon etelling me to give her deworming syrup
Doctor :   Ok, what medicines have been given
User :   i hav egiven her once may be six months back dont remember the exact date
User :   so can I give her tonight?
User :   zentel 10 ml ?
User :   but she has mild cold
Doctor :   She needs to be dewormed
User :   is that fine?
Doctor :   Yes you can give now also
User :   someone told you shouldnt give zentel if kid is unwell
Doctor :   Yes, that is not related to it.
Doctor :   You can give for sure
User :   so can i give her now that is before dinner?
User :   no she doesnt have fever
User :   how much dosage?
Doctor :   If she has fever you can wait if she has cold only you can give.
Doctor :   You can give 5 ml on two nights
User :   I have a bottle which has 10 ml and its written full dose at a should I give in one go or 2 days 5 ml...whatever u suggest
Doctor :   It will be fine if you give on two occasions
User :   same bottle....5 ml tonoght and 5 ml tomorrow need to buy a new bottle is it?
User :   before dinner ???
Doctor :   No need, you use the same bottle.
User :   secondly please give me your mail id I need to send you one x ray report. This is my aunt's report and we need to know if there is a serious problem...she had fallen down an year back and complains of pain till date..
Doctor :   No after dinner.
Doctor :   You can send it I will go through it and reply by email.
User :   OK thank you doctor
User :   are there any side iffects of Aentel
User :   effects
User :   zentel syrup
Doctor :   Please tell me what does it contain
Doctor :   Are you sure of the medicine.
User :   micronized albendazole single dose pack
Doctor :   Ok zentel can be safely used for deworming. There are no serious side effects.
User :   ok thanks doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting. Is is there any thing i assist you
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