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Child have loose motion and vomiting. Taken bacigyl-N. What to do?

my four month daughter is suffering from loose motion from 10 days,she poo 4-5 times a day n it was very loose...we also had stool test done of the baby n mucous was present in it....we consulted our docter n she prescribed BACIGYL-N...after having it there is no change in motion except its less smelly but now she had started vommiting too,3 times a day...m really worried...what to do....
Asked On : Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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Thanks for placing your query here.
I can appreciate your concerns about your daughter.
BACIGYL-N contains two medicines ie metronidazole + norfloxacin.
The vomitings she might be having is probably due to metronidazole compound present in the bacigyl-n.
If she has no fever , no blood or pus cells & no parasites seen in stool you can safely stop bacigyl -n.
Most like cause is viral diarrhea which stops itself.
If she has lots of nappy rashes you can get her stool tested for ph & reducing substances.
If the results suggests lactoise intolerance , a 2 weeks trial of a lactose free milk formula will work.
Hope I have answered your query.
If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.
Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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