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Having loose stools. Not getting cured by norflox tz. Suggest some medicine

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Dr. Ketan Vagholkar

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Posted on Wed, 9 Jan 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: I have been having loose stools for last 7 days. I took Norflox TZ tabs (1 morning, 1 evening) from day 0 for 5 days. There has been a 2 day break after completion of course. I am continuing to have loose stools. (Frequent desire to go - 5-6 times a day, stool is liquid / semi liquid.)

I had very light food during the course of Norflox TZ with fair amount of curd to help digestion.

I am also scheduled to leave for my honeymoon in 2 days.

What should I do?
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Answered by Dr. Ketan Vagholkar 24 minutes later
Hi,
The cause of loose motions is most likely infective. The combination which you have taken may not at times be of much help. I would suggest the following medications
1. Tab Cifran 500mgs (1 tab twice a day after meals) X 10 days
2. Tab Metrogyl 400mgms (1 tab three times a day after meals)X 14 days.
3. Tab rantac 150 mgms ( 1 tab twice aday before meals ) x 14 days.
Stop all other medications including curd therapy.
Avoid alcohol while on these drugs.
drink plenty of water .
Avoid eating outside food. just take home cooked hot food .
Boil water before drinking.
I am sure this will help cure your problem.
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Dr Ketan Vagholkar
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