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Cough and chest congestion in infant. Prescribed amoxicillin and benadryl, pedialyte. Dark green stools. Advise?

My 3 month 1/2 old baby is sick she has a horrible cough and is congested. I took her to an urgent care yesterday they prescribed her amoxicillin and benadryl . she took it fine last night but this morning threw it up. I called my nurse advice line the told me it was okay to give her some pedialyte . but now she s pooping grey kind of dark green. any idea what this can be? what should i do about medication..?
Asked On : Sun, 1 Jul 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.
Your child developed diarrhea due to the infection (parenteral diarrhea) or due to the antibiotic associated diarrhea.
Nothin to worry and continue the medication as advised by your doctor.
Diarrhea can be treated by giving probiotics like lactobacillus or saccharomyces orally.
Continue Pedialyte oral sips to prevent dehydration.
Consult your doctor for medication advise.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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