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Small child, high grade fever. Taking augmentin, paracetamol, having vomiting, loose stools. Normal?

Hi dr. My 7 month baby having high grade fever and being prescribed with augmentin syr for 5 days and paracetamol syrup and also brufen syrup. After taking augmentin syrup, my baby having diarrohea, loose stool and vomiting when eating. Is it normal for baby who having fever vomit when eating? Can you help me or give me some advise inorder to help my baby to get his appetite back and to stop his diarrohea.
Asked On : Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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It is not normal to have vomit or fever when eating in 7 month old baby. He must be suffering from some kind of infection most commonly viral. Antibiotics also causes diarrhea. Consult your doctor again. You can give enterogermina 1 respule a day for maintaining gut flora which usually lost during antibiotic treatment, Zinc syrup 5 ml OD for better recovery from diarrhea and domstal syrup 2 ml 2-3 times a day for vomiting. Continue feeds and also do tepid sponging to bring down the temp beside giving paracetamol.
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