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Food poisoning. Promethazine prescribed. Suggestions?

Food poisoning since Wednesday 2 am. Been seen and prescribed promethazine oral and supository. still can't eat with out it coming.up? Been drinking about 20 oz of fluid a day that stays down. At what point of not eating do I need to go back to the hospital or what should I be watching for that would cause a hospital visit?
Asked On : Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Gastroenterologist 's  Response
Hello, thanks for the question.
Food poisoning symptoms usually last for 48-72 hours in
most cases. Promethazine should help control nausea & vomiting.
You do need to keep the hydration good. Small amounts of sport
drinks that contain electrolytes are good. You can take 2-4 ozs. of
this every couple of hours. When you can keep solid food , start with
gram crackers , sherbet or pudding. Keep it bland for a few days.
If you continue to have lot of diarrhea and continued vomiting then
you need intravenous fluids and further evaluation.
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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