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Posted on Sat, 12 Aug 2017 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: my brother has had heavy diarrhea for a day, he has taken medicines such as pepto bismol and ammonium to no avail. He also has a severe stomach ache.
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Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
He should take Antibiotic.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Diarrhoea could be due to ingestion of contaminated food or water.
I prescribe Antibiotic like Rifaximin 200mg twice daily along with Tablet Rabeprazole 20mg twice daily to my patients with similar complaints.Metronidazole will be added if Amoebiasis is suspected.Oral rehydration solution should be taken.
Please stop the medicine that he is taking now.
As he needs Antibiotic prescription,please consult your doctor.
Nothing to worry.
It will come down.
Hope I answered your query.If you have any questions,I will clarify further.
Wish him speedy recovery.
Regards
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Follow up: Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 25 minutes later
can i get this medication true you
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Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You should consult your doctor.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
You should consult your doctor, get appropriate prescription and get the medicine from Pharmacy.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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