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Please suggest some medicine for flatulence in 6-year-old.

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Published At June 20, 2019
Reviewed AtMay 9, 2024

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I have a 6-year-old child. She has flatulence, digestion problem, and stomach ache after eating. Today, her stool was like mucus. Please suggest some medicines. Currently she is on Neopeptine.

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I understand your concern. Please do not give milk products for the time being. Kindly consult your doctor to discuss the suggestion and take the treatment with consent.

1. Syrup Rantac 5 ml (Ranitidine) twice a day for five days.

2. Econorm sachets (Saccharomyces Boulardii) 1 sachet twice a day for three days.

3. ORS (oral rehydration solution) as much as she wants.

If she develops fever, foul-smelling stool or blood in stool or tummy pain, then please consult a pediatrician as soon as possible. She may require to start antibiotics.

The Probable causes

Food.

Investigations to be done

Stool routine SOS (if above-mentioned symptoms occur)

Differential diagnosis

Early dysentery.

Preventive measures

Give homemade food and plenty of liquid to prevent dehydration.

Regarding follow up

Patient's Query

Thank you doctor,

Where can I get these medicines?

Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

You can get these medicines in the pharmacy or your doctor's clinic.

Rantac is ranitidine syrup (75 mg in 5 ml) two times a day before food for five days.

Econorn is pre and probiotics. One sachets two times a day for three days. You can ask chemist he may help you to know the generic name and simplified version.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Parmar Vishal  Himatlal
Dr. Parmar Vishal Himatlal

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