Five months old baby suffered from loose motion and fewer doctors gave Ofloxacin 50 mg and Flagyl 200 mg syrup. They told to give 3 ml three times a day, each syrup for 5 months old. Is this dosage correct?
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The dose specified above is too much and unnecessary for a child so small as 6.8 kg. It is advisable instead to just give the child Enterogermina 1 capsule twice a day for five days along with ORS with the passage of each loose stool. As for the fever, you can give syrup Crocin (125 mg/5 ml) 3.5 ml (six hourly) if temperature is above 100 F. Also, give ORS 70 ml with passage of each loose stool. Watch for dehydration. If worsening, please show to a pediatrician.
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