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Medication for loose motions - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi; I'm a 28 yrs old
User :   went to a remote pilgrimae town in over the weekend..
Doctor :   ok
User :   came back and have been having loose motions since..
User :   no fever or pain
User :   can't hold even fluids
User :   tried domstal - but did not help?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are there any vomittings?
User :   could be a case of mild food poisioning???
User :   no - no vomitting
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are the motions watery?
User :   VERY watery - all food coming out in indigested format along with clear liquid mostly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you take tab. eldoper
User :   is that in antibiotic?
Doctor :   no it is for motions
Doctor :   take 4 mg
User :   ok...over the counter?
Doctor :   after food
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes
User :   u think I should try oflox?
Doctor :   also take plenty of oral fluids
Doctor :   dont take any antibiotic without prescription
Doctor :   it can be hazardous
Doctor :   also take Over-The-Counter drugs
User :   ok...
Doctor :   and ORS packets
User :   what is ORS packet?
Doctor :   one packet in 1 glass of water
Doctor :   oral rehydration solutions
Doctor :   that maintains electrolytes
User :   ok
Doctor :   SPORLAC [sachet)
Doctor :   you can use these 2 of them thrice a day
Doctor :   they also control motions
Doctor :   try these for 2-3 days
Doctor :   if there is no improvement
Doctor :   then you may need physical examination
Doctor :   consult a physician and then get antibiotics prescribed
User :   ok..can you recommend any doc near for this?
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000 please confirm your details
User :   yeah..that's correct..
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a doctor in your area
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok...will do that...thanks
User :   how many times a day should I take eldoper?
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   u there?
Doctor :   take 4 mg initially
Doctor :   and then 2 mg after each loose stool
User :   yeah after all 3 meals? or just once a day?
Doctor :   after each motion
User :   ok - so 4mg after each motion??
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yeah, just did that..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   yeah - so each time I have motions - I should take 4mg of eldoper - right?
Doctor :   2 mg
User :   once its a little better I can make it 2 mg u say?
Doctor :   4 mg is initial dose
Doctor :   and then 2 mg after each loose stool
User : the first dose of the day should be 4mg
Doctor :   4 mg is only once
User :   and 2 mg is any subsequent doze of the day after motion.
User :   the first one of 4mg is also after motion only right?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   take plenty of fluids too
User :   cool...will do that...thanks a lot...
Doctor :   bye for now
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