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Medication and diet for loose motions - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   So can we proceed..
Doctor :   Yes
User :   my problem is loose motion
Doctor :   Ok
User :   please prescribe medicine ..
Doctor :   You can take Tab. Eldoper 4 mg immediately now and after that @mg tab after every episode of loose stools
Doctor :   2mg
Doctor :   You also need to take plenty of oral fluids.
User :   2 mg?
Doctor :   Coconut water, Lemonade with a little salt, Butter milk with a little added salt are good
Doctor :   2 mg tablet after every episode of loose stool
User :   oral fluids ..example?
Doctor :   You can also take ORS pkts, mix in a glass of water and sip the water continuously.
Doctor :   Coconut water, Lemonade with a little salt, Butter milk with a little added salt, Rice Kanji,
Doctor :   Whatever fluids you take should be sipped slowly with a spoon over a long period of time.
Doctor :   Dont try to drink the whole thing in one go.
Doctor :   These are found in any medical shop
User :   what this 2 mg and 4 mg stands for?
Doctor :   You should also avoid milk based products, oily and spicy foods, soft drinks and junk food for a while say 1 week.
Doctor :   The dosage of the Tablet Eldoper
User :   which one i have to ask 2 mg or 4 mg?
Doctor :   I also suggest that you take plenty of rest for 2 days
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Doctor :   First 4 mg tablet is to be taken now. Then 2mg tablet after every loose motion.
User :   so how much i have to buy?
User :   if this tablet is not there in shop..what else i can buy?
Doctor :   I suggest that you take about 6-10 2 mg tabs. Take 2 immediately after buying and then
Doctor :   take 1 tab if there are more episodes of loose motions
Doctor :   This tablet is also known as Andial
Doctor :   The generic name is Loperamide. Any medical store will have this.
Doctor :   Buy ORS packets or Elektral Sachets along with these tablets so that you can mix it in water and drink.
User :   ORS packets how much will be needed?
Doctor :   Take about 4-5. Depends on how fast you recover.
Doctor :   Just take 2-3 packets per day. Mix each packet in a glass of water and sip the water with a spoon.
User :   so ors packet is small and i can put the entire packet in one glass of water
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   cold or hot water ?
Doctor :   Cold water is fine. Any regular drinking water is good
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Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   yes...but now i am going to buy tables... i have some other queries regarding some other... things..i ll get back to you in another one hour!
Doctor :   Ok
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