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Is it safe to give nor metrogyl to 5 month child having frequent loose greenish motions?

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Is it safe to give nor metrogyl to 5 month old having loose greenish motions 5-6 times a day?
Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2012 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Sadiq Mughal 46 minutes later
Thanks for your question.
No, metrogyl is not given 5-6 times a day. The dose of metrogyl (that is metronidazole) varies for different conditions. We give it upto a maximum of 4 times and the dose depends on the condition and the weight of the child.

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