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Small child, teething problems, loose frequent stools. Taking bifilac sachet, oflox syrup. Treatment?

Hi doctor , my son is 18 months old , he is suffering from teething trouble these days & since last week he is having very loose stools these days & frequency of stools are 7-8 times , we consulted to doctor he recommended bifilac sachet 02 times a day & oflox syrup 50 - 5 ml 02 times a day & zn 20 syrup - one time a day for 15 days. after taking medicine 4 days we was feeling ok& once when we stopped the medicine then again from next day he started the same process......pls advise?
Asked On : Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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Hello
Thanks for the query
I would suggest you to stop the antibiotic, to give easily digestable foods like rice, khichdi, suji's preparation, smashed potato, curd, banana, sabudana etc. Give ORS and plain water frequently to maintain adequate hydration. Avoid milk and control the amount of sugar in diet. Give Zinc syrup 5 ml once a day for 14 days and observe for improvement. What you need to look for is a gross change in consistency, whether any decreased feeding is there due to lethargy, decreased urinary frequency , having temperature, blood mixed stool or any other obvious symptoms are there. If there is nothing like this then you should not worry. If you notice any one of these or condition is not improving in few days then consult your doctor.
I hope this answers your query effectively

Wish you and your family good health
Answered: Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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