Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Sylvia Nel | 2010-01-12


Treatment of colic?

Could you please help and give the best advise for the treatment of is now 5 weeks old......exhausting!!

Expert's Reply



I am sure that you have tried all of the usual colic remedies by now. There is no single tretment that is effective for some babies with colic. A combination of treatments using gripe water, telament drops after feeds and a probiotic such as reuteri infant drops daily seems to help the most.In some cases the use of a lactose free formula solves the problem.

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Posted by: beth | 2010-01-14

telement drops and gripe water helped a lot with my lit one...gudluk

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Posted by: CANDI | 2010-01-13

Hi, If ur using Telement drops or gripe water - STOP! This made my child 10 times worse! Bennetts is a life saver!
Good Luck

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Posted by: Wills | 2010-01-13

Try Bennetts colic mixture for a start. Unfortunately it didn' t work for me as it made my baby vomit. I then tried Buscopan together with gripe water and the combination really worked for me in the end. Are you using Telament drops in his milk?

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Posted by: flower | 2010-01-12

Bennetts colic mixture - over the counter - it literally saved my life

i had tried strong presciptions from the paed but bennetts was a lot better and worked instantly

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