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Date : 04-Dec-2014
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User:hi doctor...
User:my 2 years kid is suffering from fever..
User:hence we gave crocin syrup,
User:he vomitted it because he does'nt like nay medicine
User:after that he started vomiting all everything he intakes
User:later started with loose motions
User:2 days back we had been to doctor and she suggested with emeset sy, zincris 20mg, sporolac XXXXXXX and ORS XXXXXXX
User:we have been giving paracetamol(crocin) for fever and ORS and sporolac as well, but still the condition is not come down
User:only vomiting is stopped but loose motions are very bad and temperature is on and off
User:so could you please suggest me how to handle this?
User:he is not eating anything
Doctor:I have understood from your description that your son might be suffering with viral infection.
User:loose motions are very frequest even if he takes water also
Doctor:The treatment given by your doctor is right and continue as advised.
Doctor:As this is viral infection it will take upto 7 days to completely resolve.
Doctor:Vomiting has stopped, gradually loose motions and temperature would resolve.
User:but if we give any medicine he will immediately vomit
User:one of my friend has suggested "Enterogenima", which is water form
User:can we give him this medicine?
Doctor:As he is vomiting everything you can give him injectable emeset for vomiting.
Doctor:Enterogenima and sporolac are the same.
Doctor:they both are probiotics.
Doctor:you can give any of them.
User:ok, shall we continue paracetamol P250 along with these medicines?
Doctor:If you observe dehydration and he not able to cope then injectable medications can be given.
Doctor:You are giving him crocin. you can continue this.
User:shall we continue paracetamol P250 along with these medicines?
Doctor:croci9ng contains paracetamol
Doctor:Give any one of them.
User:from last night we have started P250 3ml, in a span of 5 hrs
Doctor:As it is 2 days now, his symptoms would reduce gradually.
User:ok thanks for the advise
Doctor:Ok. continue with any one of them. As you give him both crocin and paracetamol it would be over dose.
Doctor:So administer him any one.
User:ya we will give only one.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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