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Baby having fever, passing loose stools, vomitting. Diagnosed viral infection. Prescribed calpol, advent forte, enterogermina. Opinion?

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My son is 6 months old with 8 kg weight. He is having high fever (102 degree) since 4 days..... Paediatric has given him calpol drops- 1.2 ml;advent forte - 2 ml and enterogermina ......
Advent forte was prescribed yesterday.... I ve just given 1 dose and since then he is passing loose stools( though the stools were little watery earlier also) and now he is started vomiting also..... According to dr. It is viral infection which will take 5 days to settle.
Would like your opinion on this case, as well as would like to know if I can discontinue advent ?
Pl. suggest....

Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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Hi and thanks for the query,
Infectious diarrhoea usually requires imply symptomatic treatment, without necessity of antibiotics. Management of diarrheoa to prevent especially dehydration the child is the most important aspect of care. The drugs prescribed are simply to reduce the temperature which could cause convulsions if very high.
I suggest you watch the child calmly for symptoms like blood in the urine, evolution of the temperature, general out look of the child, and in case of any of these symptoms, do not hesitate to contact your family physician. Thanks and hope this helps.
Best regards,
Luchuo, MD.
Answered: Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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