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Suggest Treatment For Loose Motion And Skin Infection

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Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2016
Question: I was suffering from Skin infection. Dermatologist prescribed me AUGMENTIN 625 DEO for 7 days, twice a day. After 5 days, I had to stop the anti-biotic as I started suffering from loose motion. The loose motions are now continuing for two days consecutively. Need suggestions to overcome.
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Answered by Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar (15 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
good health

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thank you for query.

Higher antibiotics can lead to loose stools. Just take tab Loperamide once today.
Take plenty of fluids at least 4-5 liters per day.
Avoid citrus fruits or juices,fatty diet,carbonated drinks.
Take sporolac sachets every 6th hrly.

Get back if any query.

Regards,
Dr VSK
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Suggest Treatment For Loose Motion And Skin Infection

Brief Answer: good health Detailed Answer: Hi, Thank you for query. Higher antibiotics can lead to loose stools. Just take tab Loperamide once today. Take plenty of fluids at least 4-5 liters per day. Avoid citrus fruits or juices,fatty diet,carbonated drinks. Take sporolac sachets every 6th hrly. Get back if any query. Regards, Dr VSK