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Severe dysentry. Can cifran be taken?

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I have severe dysentery can I take cifran as an antibiotic, dont have norflox tz
Posted Sun, 17 Jun 2012 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Kiran Kumar 9 hours later

You should do the following.

1. You can take cifran. Ideally, it is better to combine with tinidazole.
If it persists after 24 hours of cifran, add Metronidazole also.

We always advise a prescription from a local GP for antibiotic usage. Please keep this in mind.

2. Take plenty of oral rehydration solution, nearly 200 ml for each bout of loose stools.

Please get back if you need any further information.

Thanks and regards.

Dr Kiran.
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