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Infant. Sleepy, fever and vomiting after taking Aclav for infection. Remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXX here
User:My son is 9 months old
User:he had a infection on his tumb
User:got the infection removed by the doctor today
User:and he prescribed, ACLAV AND IBUGESIC PLUS
User:three times a day 2.5 ml
User:gave him afternoon and now
User:after giving the syp in the afternoon he is very very sleepy and has fever
User:he is vomiting
User:just now he vomoited
Doctor:Did he vomit after syrup?
User:is the drug safe for him ?
Doctor:Ibugesic plus will take care of the fever
Doctor:ACLAV is a common drug given after any draining procedure
User:we are very worried of the drug
Doctor:Vomiting is not a reaction to the drug
User:and vomiting
User:oh okay
Doctor:it might be because of the taste
Doctor:The reaction of the drug comes with swelling of lips, face, blothy rash
User:so you mean drug is safe
Doctor:so if you observe anything like you should report immediately
User:what we should do for the vomiting ?
Doctor:and stop the drug
Doctor:So observe him for an hour after the dose
Doctor:to test the sensitivity
User:we dont see any swelling of lips, face, blothy rash
User:he is very drowsy and vomiting
User:i mean any thing if we give him to drink or to eat he is vomiting
User:vomiting is there since yesterday
Doctor:Ok it might be because of the sepsis
User:it's much more today
Doctor:it should subside with the antibiotic ACLAV
Doctor:If he is not taking antibiotic it is better to give via injection
Doctor:so call your doctor about this
Doctor:If the oral syrup is not useful to control the infection
Doctor:it should be given via veins
Doctor:Moreover the syrup would be around 1.5 ml
User:we have give him ACLAV in the afternoon and just now
Doctor:to 3 ml
Doctor:so if he vomits it out , it does not help to clear the inf
User:right ...
Doctor:Try one more dose
Doctor:if not take him to the hospital for an injection
User:okay make sense
User:i was worried on the drug so just trying to make sure that it's safe for my son for his age
Doctor:It is a general antibiotic
User:and also vomiting
Doctor:vomiting concerns me
User:yeah ... anything cab be done for that
User:or should i call my DR
User:cab = can
Doctor:If you call your doctor he can tell you the name of the injection
Doctor:for vomiting
Doctor:which you can get it at a local hospital
Doctor:Also ask him if he wants to start injectible antibiotic for two days before oral dose
User:so you are saying i should not ignore the vomiting, right ?
Doctor:Vomiting indicates ongoing sepsis
Doctor:Do not worry it is not life threatening if early treatment is given
Doctor:so act on it early
User:okay, calling my DR now
Doctor:Did you follow?
User:yes i guess :(
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you?
User:nothing as of now, will come back after calling my DR
Doctor:Bye for now
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