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Medicines for loose stools while breastfeeding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi Doc - this is for my wife
Doctor :   I am Dr XXX
Doctor :   ok
User :   she delivered in april 2010 and currently breastfeeding as well
Doctor :   proceed
User :   since this friday she had bouts of loose motions
Doctor :   how many episodes a day
User :   i had checked with a doctor on this chat and started Nutrolin B plus (twice a day) and Flagyl 200 (thrice a day)
Doctor :   is she alright now
User :   since then it has given some respite, but she continues to have loose motion
User :   she was also taking biquinol
User :   What is a safe medicine which can take ? She has stopped drinking milk as well to manage this....
Doctor :   u see we here cannot prescribe any medicines without physical examination, we do prescribe otc drugs and home remedies
Doctor :   do see to that she doesn't gets dehydrated, give her plenty of fluids
User :   that i giving her electral
User :   also giving her pomegranate
User :   anything else you can recommend - OTC medicines ?
Doctor :   ok thats good, u can give her tender cocunut water
Doctor :   since u have been suffering for many days i would rather advice you to consult your family physician for examination and further treatment
User :   will do say ! Thanks
Doctor :   because she is breastfeeding its better she gets a dose of antibiotics
Doctor :   Is there anything else i may help you with?
User :   nopes ! Thanks
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