it is definitely safe as most diarrhoeas are caused due to E.COLI
is an antiobiotic, the generic name is cefixime
. along with this medicine the childs hydration status should be taken care of with the help of ORS- brand names being - PEDITRAL ORS,,, WALLYTE P ORS etc. Supplement the child with oral zinc- ZN 20 DROPS--0.5 ML TWICE A DAY for 7 to 10 days. if u find signs of dehydration-- decreased urine output, sunken eyes, dry oral cavity , review with ur doctor.