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Doctor insights on: Bifilac Sachet Dosage Children 5 Days

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Is it ok to take alchol when taking bifilac capsule?

Is it ok to take alchol when taking bifilac capsule?

Bifilac & alcohol: Alcohol is a poor choice for taking any medication; water the the drink of choice & a full glass to wash the med into the stomach. Alcohol may also counter the beneficial effects of the probiotic bifilac. If alcohol is a necessary part of your life, consider talking with doc about that issue. ...Read more

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For how long can bifilac capsule be taken for general health improvement? Is it to be taken again after some interval of time to keep getting benefits

For how long can bifilac capsule be taken for general health improvement? Is it to be taken again after some interval of time to keep getting benefits

Bifilac??: VTerry ~ BIFILAC: Each capsule/Sachet contains: Streptococcus faecalis JPC 30 million Clostridium butyricum 2 million Bacillus mesentericus JPC 1 million Lactic acid bacillus (Lactobacillus sporogenes)
I personally would not swallow that for all the money in the world! These are fecal organisms?? thanks ...Read more

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Can we use bifilac in renal transplanted patients.?

Can we use bifilac in renal transplanted patients.?

Well....: First, this is not a LIVE probiotic if it is a dried capsule. The consensus of benefit is only on LIVE culture.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/24912386
Vitamin C may cause kidney stones. It is probably helpful in maintaining grafts (in transit, NOT after they are inside someone) but hasn't been shown to do much
otherwise
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/25599738 ...Read more

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Took bifilac hp, brakke, ivorac, and another cipla anti biotic[forgot name]. slight blackouts 2-3 seconds after getting up from bed. Goes away in 3-4 secs?

Took bifilac hp, brakke, ivorac, and another cipla anti biotic[forgot name]. slight blackouts 2-3 seconds after getting up from bed. Goes away in 3-4 secs?

Get up slowly. ...: Some medications can cause the blood pressure to drop Upon getting up from a lying position as a side effect. This may cause one to feel dizzy, light headed and sometimes fall. The best way to prevent this is to get up slowly, first sit up and then gently get up. Talk to your doctor if symptoms continue. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dear sir. My son has 5 time loos motion, he is 1 yr old. Dr. Advise me bifilac dry syrup 5ml 2 times a day. I am give 1dose. Bt loos motion not stop.

Dear sir. My son has 5 time loos motion, he is 1 yr old. Dr. Advise me bifilac dry syrup 5ml 2 times a day. I am give 1dose. Bt loos motion not stop.

Takes time: Typically proper fibre, bland diet without dairty helps the process. Low sugar low fat diet helps too. We do not recommend medications to slow the gut down usually. The toxins are better off getting out. The key is hydration with proper locally available electrolyte solution helps. ...Read more

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My son has 4 times loose motion. Tomorrow he has exam. Doctor prescribed bifilac dry syrup 5ml 2 times a day. Will it be helpful? Is it a antibiotic?

My son has 4 times loose motion. Tomorrow he has exam. Doctor prescribed bifilac dry syrup 5ml 2 times a day. Will it be helpful? Is it a antibiotic?

Probiotic: Bifilac is a probiotic which restores the normal bacteria in the gut. Children who have infectious diarrhea or some inflammatory diarrhea will have altered flora in the gut which can be changed back to normal with probiotics. This mediation will help with diarrhea but not immediately. And medication that stop diarrhea immediately are not advised and may not be safe for children with infections. ...Read more

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Is Levequin 500 mg/day for five days an appropriate dosage for a kidney infection?

Is Levequin 500 mg/day for five days an appropriate dosage for a kidney infection?

Levofloxacin: Levaquin (levofloxacin) at 500mg a day is a ok dosage for urinary tract infection. however, I usually dose it at 750mg. The only time I reduce the dosage if the GFR (glomerular filtration rate) of your kidneys is lower. If you say kidney infection "this implies pylonephritis" and if this is the case your antibiotic dosage is not enough. ...Read more

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I noticed medication dosage for children is based on weight/age. What if you're a petite adult under 90lbs? Would my body require less dosage for the same effect?

I noticed medication dosage for children is based on weight/age. What if you're a petite adult under 90lbs? Would my body require less dosage for the same effect?

Prudent: It would be prudent to adjust the dose to suit your weight, especially for drugs with narrow margin of safety. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor and pharmacist for specific drugs.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate dosage of ciprofloxacin for children?

What is the appropriate dosage of ciprofloxacin for children?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for kids: The recommended oral dose of ciprofloxacin in pediatric patients over one year of age is 10 mg/kg to 20 mg/kg (maximum 750mg/dose) every 12 hours. ...Read more

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What dosage of spiriluna for 2.5 yr. Boy & 6.5 yr. Girl? Can Children take DXN Spirulina Capsules?

What dosage of spiriluna for 2.5 yr. Boy & 6.5 yr. Girl? Can Children take DXN Spirulina Capsules?

Dose unknown: The only time I have seen this used is as a vitamin supplement for exotic birds. In nearly 4 decades of working with kids in the US and overseas, I have never heard of any use for them. It may be something specific to the cultural practices in your local, but not a part of care here. ...Read more

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I was prescribed one dose, 4 pills of flagyl for trich. I took 2 pills and five days later took the other 2. Is it still effective?

I was prescribed one dose, 4 pills of flagyl for trich. I took 2 pills and five days later took the other 2. Is it still effective?

Not reliable: Why didn't you take the full dose as prescribed? There's no research on treatment with 1 g of metronidazole (Flagyl®) taken 5 days apart. Most likely it would work, but no way to be sure. Speak with the doctor or clinic where it was prescribed. Probably they will recommend re-treatment with the proper dose. Or maybe re-test in 2-3 weeks with the newer DNA test (not microscopy or culture). ...Read more

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Metoclopramide dosage for children?

Metoclopramide dosage for children?

Depends wt/age: The dose depends on indication, child's age and weight. In general for reflux 0.1-0.2 mg/kg orally or IV for children < 6 years old is dose. For age 6-14 years old generally 2.5 to 5 mg orally or IV prescribed. Higher doses up to 1-2 mg/kg used for treatment of postoperative or chemotherapy related nausea & vomiting. Dose needs adjustment if there is kidney impairment. ...Read more

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What is the dosage by weight for Equate Children's cough liquid?

What is the dosage by weight for Equate Children's cough liquid?

Not recommended: Cough and cold meds are not usually recommended for children under 4 years old. This is because they may have more serious side effects and there is no proven benefit from most of them. Give your child plenty of clear fluids, run a cool mist humidifier, suction her nose with saline and a bulb syringe. If she has a fever >101 or other symptoms, see her doctor. ...Read more

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What would be the children's ibuprofen dosage for a 100lb teen?

What would be the children's ibuprofen dosage for a 100lb teen?

400mg: 100 pound person (child or adult) = the normal does is 400mg. Don't take Ibuprofen if the patient has allergy to ibuprofen, advil, motrin, pamprin etc. ...Read more