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Child with vomiting problem after feeding. Given Cefoprox. Proper treatment?

hi, my son is 5.5 months old , weight 7kg, is vomiting while feeding formula (Nan pro 1) every time. he is extreamly restless during the formula feeding process. Even after proper burp he is vomiting entire milk. Recently 5 days back he caught cold & doc advised Cefoprox, PRATHAM SYR( azithromycin ), Alex, respira syrup. He does not feel hungly even after 4-5 hours. Pls advise.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response

Thank you for your query.

You have not mentioned the birth weight but the present weight appears to be on the higher side for your son. It appears that he is being overfed and that is why he is not demanding it feeds so frequently. The best course would be to plot the child's weight on a standard graph and discuss with your doctor.

He is receiving the correct treatment for his upper respiratory tract infection which should be continued.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your son an early recovery.


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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
Feb 2014
Welcome to the forum.
A baby suffering from gastroenteritis might throw up very frequently after feeds. The best way to deal with it is to keep him/her on fluids, so that he doesn’t get dehydrated. It is helpful to give him smaller amounts more frequently than larger amounts given at once. If your child has abdominal pain, is unable swallow and keep fluids, has high fever, is lethargic or acting extremely ill, vomits for more than 12 hours immediately rushed to the doctor without any delay.
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