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Small child, loose stools, weight loss. Taking ondem syrup, no relief. Cause of worry?

My son has been passing loose stools from 5 days.His paediatrician asked me to give him Ondem syrup half an hour before every meal.I do not see any improvement whatsoever.His doc says it will take around a week to 10 days for him to become ok.I m worried.Should I give him anything else.He has not been eating well and has been loosing weight.
Asked On : Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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Feb 2013
This is Gastroenteritis . For vomitings you can continue ondem as advised and oral rehydrating solutions sip by sip to prevent dehydration. For loose motions you can add antibiotic , probiotic and zinc
after consulting your pediatrician
Answered: Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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