Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Mom12 | 2010/09/08

Q.

problem/concern

I have a concern, my son is 3 and lately every morning and sometimes several times during the day he complains about stomach pain/cramps went to da doc who gave me buscopen, but we have finished the whole bottle! and still have that problem, went to another doc who gave me the same thing......... what do i do?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This sounds like a common parasite infection in this age group called 'Giardia'. This needs to be treated with a medicine called Flagyl Syrup 100mg 3 times a day for 5 days. Speak to your pharmacist.

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