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Small child, fever, vomiting, loose stools. Taking P250, darolac sachet. Medication for treatment?

My daughter who is 8 years old and weighs 22 kgs. She is having fever , vomiting and loose motions from yesterday. Today fever and vomiting has come down but she still has loose motions. I gave her P250 for fever and darolac sachet. Can i give her anything else for controlling her motions? Since its sunday today, no doctocs are available so am writing to you. Kindly help asap.
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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loose stools usually takes time to settle. you give her oral rehydration solution(ORS). give her rice kanji, dhal water, lemon juice with salt and sugar and tender coconut. give her oral zinc preparation 20MG per day which reduces stool output. only thing you have to watch is her hydration status. if she becomes tired, urine output comes down or tongue becomes dry then u take her to hospital for iv fluid. if she has blood in stool, abdominal pain high fever you may have to give antibiotic.
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