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Prescribed to take cefixime 200mg tablet for typhoid at the age of 6.5 years

Respected Sir, My son Aryan 6.5 yrs old has been detected having s typhoid o positive at 1:160 dilution and the doctor has prescribed cefixime 200mg tablet. is it ok? and usually he is given 250mg for fever and now he is given meftal syrup 10ml 3 times.. is it ok. HB% IS 10.7 . AND LYMPHOCYTES is 28
Asked On : Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response

welcome to healthcare magic forum
cefixime is very effective in typhoid and 200 mg is right dose as per his age
so dont worry about it
meftal syrup is for fever and pain .
so it is okay to give it in prescribe dose

i hope i answered your question
Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Padma Saikia's  Response
Hi,Welcome to HCM.
The readings shows slightly high so no need to worry.The medications your doctor has prescribed is fine and the dosage is usually given based on weight of the child and as well as the frequency of dose. So dont worry follow the instructions of your doctor.
Wish him good health.
Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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