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Have silent reflux, appetite loss. Taking Omeprazole. How to stimulate appetite?

My daughter has been suffering from silent reflux and has been on Omeprazole/Lansoprazole for last 5 weeks. For last 2 weeks are so she a has a severe loss of appetite and struggling to eat 2 table spoons of cereals in the morning (she takes her dinner at 6 am). Is there anything I can give her to stimulate her appetite?
Asked On : Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hello, thanks for posting the query to H.CM.C.
You knows that your baby's has silent reflux.

Silent reflux usually happens when a baby is laid down to sleep after they have been fed. this is the main reason for this disease..
1. When a baby gulps its face looks in pain.
2. Baby's breath smells sour.
3 Irritability.
When baby is so irritable , how one can imagine that it will take some thing i.. loss of appetite.
So , if you want to increase the appetite of child first of all treat the silent reflux.
Simple way ---Keep head is elevated so food remains in the somach.
Thickening of food in diet.
Buclizine hydrochloride drops are the drug of choice to increase in appetite.
Regards. Dr. HET.
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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