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Suffering from bloody dysentry. Administered diof-DS, enterogermina, taxim. Passing frequent stools with mucus and blood. Advice?

My daughter is six and half a year old. Her weight is 18 kg. she is suffering blood dysentry for 4 days. She has been given Diof-DS and Enterogermina for 2 days and Taxim O DT 100 for 1 day. But no sign of improvement is seen. She is passing stool very frequently even 18 to 20 times a day. Her stool is composed of mucus and blood but not in very liquid form. Please advise what to do ?
Asked On : Fri, 2 Nov 2012
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Hello dbose0
Continue with Taxim o 100mg twice a day, it would take another day i.e atleast 4 doses for the action to begin. Meanwhile you can get a routine stool test with a culture and sensitivity done. Rehydrate the child well with home based solutions like rice water, dal water, soups, ORS available OTC. ORS solution should be given in small sips. after every stool look at the quantity of stool and give her the same amount of ors solution.Stop milk for the duration of dysentry as it aggravates loose stools.
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