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Do Rifaximin, Metrogyl and Proentra need to be continued despite recovering from diarrhoea?

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar


Practicing since :1986

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Posted on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 in General Health
Question: Dear Sir, As advised by you I am currently on the suggested medications withyou.
It's 7 days now and you suggested for contacting you for a follow up.

Below is the prescription you provided to me

"So prescription is
Tab Rifaximin 400mg once daily for 14 days.
Tab Metrogyl 400 mg thrice daily for 7 days(please revert back after 5 days don't withdraw medicine on your own).
Cap Proentra/Enterogut twice daily(probiotic to be continued for 10 days after you are fully normal)
Cap Pan 40 once daily for 5 days."
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:

Follow up.

Detailed Answer:


So please tell me how are your symptoms now on a scale of 1 to 10.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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Follow up: Dr. Ramesh Kumar 10 minutes later
Dear Sir,

I am relieved 7/10.
The frequency motions came down from 5-6 in a day to 2-3 in a day.
The flatulence problem is 90% healed.

Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 41 minutes later
Brief Answer:

follow up.

Detailed Answer:


Tab Rifaximin 200 mg once daily
Tab Metrogyl 400 mg twice daily
Tab Nexium 40 mg twice daily
Tab Domstal DT once daily.
Proentra or Enterogut twice daily.

Lowering doses and want to see response.
Take them for 5 days.If condition again worsen get back to me.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr. Ramesh Kumar, Gastroenterologist
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