About "Ors"

ORS stands for oral rehydration solution. Commercially available ORS contains common salt, glucose, potassium chloride, and trisodium citrate. It is used for replenishing lost fluids and electrolytes in case of dehydration.

Related Terms: Oral Rehydration Salts, Diarrhea, Loose Stool, Vomiting, Diarrhea Treatment, Gastroenteritis, Probiotics

Recently Answered Questions

Is ORS given in case of CKD?
Query: Hi doctor, My father is suffering from CKD, and he has a creatinine of 2.7 mg/dL. He also has a CAD and got a heart attack last year. Sometimes, he also has loose motion and vomiting. What can I do now? Should I have to give him ORS or not? Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Lohit Chauhan
General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned the age of your father. If your father has an age of 65 years with a weight of 60 kilograms, the creatinine clearance will be around 23 mg/dL, and it puts your father in stage 4 CKD. I do not know the exact age and the nature of treatment used for him...  Read Full »
Kindly suggest home remedies for loose motions in a baby.
Query: Hello doctor, My 10 months old baby girl is having loose motion from the last five days. Sometimes she passes normal bowl, but today she is passing very loose bowls and since morning she has passed about five times, runny and loose stool. Kindly suggest me some home remedy or medicine.  Read Full »
Dr. Vishal Parmar
Paediatrician, Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Give ORS as much as she wants to prevent dehydration. Start Zinc syrup 10 milligrams once a day and a good brand of prebiotic probiotic available locally. Look around her bums area, if there is a redness rash, then apply Zinc-oxide cream locally 3 to 4 times a day. If s...  Read Full »
I have abdominal pain with watery stool. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I have the following symptoms. Abdominal pain, starting from yesterday night. Had instant noodle and two eggs for the meal last night. At first, it was severe pain and strange sound in the intestine and could not poop. And then I had diarrhea and poop water. Hardly slept last night du...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is likely a food poisoning. Most importantly, have ORS 100 to 200 ml with each stool and keep yourself rehydrated. Drink as much as possible. You should have tablet Pan D (Pantoprazole and Domperidone) before breakfast once a day for 3 to 4 days. You should get pr...  Read Full »
I get bad diarrhea attacks, especially in summer. Would you give me a solution?
Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old female. I have been having problems with my digestion and intestines since two years. I get real bad diarrhea attacks and it usually happens in the summer, especially when there is a breeze or wind. So, I always have to cover up my belly and wear lots of clothes in th...  Read Full »
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most diarrhea are viral in origin and do not require any treatment except for ORS (oral rehydration solution). But, to rule out bacterial infection, get your stool tested for three consecutive days when you have diarrhea and send me the reports. Also, note any relat...  Read Full »
Had spicy food and suffering from diarrhea. How to treat it?
Query: Hi doctor, Three days back, I had food for dinner. The food was spicy. Next day, in the morning, I vomited it completely. I suffer from diarrhea for the past two days, and I feel tired. Please suggest me.  Read Full »
Dr. Shaieka Islam Deeba
General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from acute gastroenteritis. As you are feeling tired, you must take ORS (oral rehydration solution) after passing of each stool. Otherwise, you would become dehydrated. Take plenty of water and ORS. Avoid taking spicy foods. Avoid eating foods from out...  Read Full »
Kindly suggest medications to treat diarrhea in a baby.
Query: Hello doctor,I have 10 months old baby. Since yesterday, she is suffering from diarrhea. Yesterday five times, today three times, and I have not used any medication for this. Can you please suggest any medications?  Read Full »
Dr. Baratu Bhaisara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diarrhea is most viral in nature in children. Requires symptomatic treatment. Replace fluid loss with ORS. Add Zinc supplement (2 mg/kg) for 14 days. Watch for urine output. Give syrup Vizylac 2.5 ml BD as probiotics. If severe dehydration, visit the hospital. Any episo...  Read Full »
Why do I constantly feel bloated, full, and gassy?
Query: Hello doctor,I am currently having a bit of a diet issue but I do not have the time to visit a doctor. The issue is that lately, I have been feeling constantly bloated and full, even if I eat little to no food. If I eat breakfast, it makes me too full and bloated throughout the day and so I had to c...  Read Full »
Dr. Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It may be caused due to the constipation problem. You should do regular exercise or yoga. Take ORS (oral rehydration solution two times in a day). Take a small meal at frequent interval, avoid any spicy food, take soup at breakfast. Take more water (at least 10 glass...  Read Full »
I have uncontrollable watery diarrhea and so cannot visit my GP. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 52 year old female. I am 5 feet 9 inches tall and weigh 11 stones exactly. For the past five weeks, I have had uncontrollable watery diarrhea, no blood. Not much pain. I am type 2 diabetic. I am beginning to feel very weak and tired now. At night especially, I find I have been ...  Read Full »
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most of the times, diarrhea is due to a viral infection. Maintaining hydration is very important and you can take ORS (oral rehydration salts) or coconut water or clear soups. Also, check your blood sugar if you have a home glucose monitor. A visit to your physi...  Read Full »
How can this patient manage her loose motions?
Query: Hello doctor, The patient is suffering from loose motions. Kindly help me to deal with it.  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How many motions are you having in a day and since how many days? It is likely to be enteritis. Most importantly have ORS (oral rehydration solution) 100 to 200 ml with each stool and keep yourself rehydrated. Drink liquid as much as possible. You should also visit ...  Read Full »
What medicine can relieve me of pain and loose motions?
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from pain and loose motions since morning but at present, the frequency of loose motion has increased. Please advise us medicines for instant relief.  Read Full »
Dr. Mashfika N Alam
General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are most likely suffering from a case of gastroenteritis. Probable cause of loose motion may be food poisoning. You need to take ORS (oral rehydration salt) saline to stay hydrated and to keep your electrolytes in check. Please take it as per the instruction on...  Read Full »


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