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Had food poisoning, have another episode of it. Was given dompass, vizzylac. Take it again?

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Hi, my wife had food poisoning last year in August 2011 with loose motion. The doctor then asked her to take 2 caps of redotil and the following
- Dompass, Vizzylac and o2.
Since yday, she is again having loose motion. What medicine shd she take. i have redotil, Dompass, Vizzylac, o2 at home right now. Shd she take that or go for Lomofen?
Posted Fri, 4 May 2012 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Geeta Sundar 55 minutes later

Your wife had an episode of 'food poisoning' in August 2011 for which she was given a course of antibiotics and supportive medicine. She also has history of urinary infection in past.

I would suggest you get a stool and urine culture done. Meanwhile put her on a milk free diet, give her black tea with lemon, salt and sugar;carrot soup, well mashed khichdi, curd rice and bananas. You can also give her lomotil twice a day till reports come.

You may consider giving her Redotil and Vizzylac. They are over the counter medications. It will help her.

Today’s research indicates that a move toward individualizing the dosing of prescription agents is warranted and it can happen only after physical consultation / Your doctor will know about these drugs.

Hope my answer has been of help.

Wishing your wife good health.

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