Treatment for Amoebic dysentery

Written by Dr.Md.Redwanul Huq (Masum)
Monday, 20 June 2011 15:33

[HINTS: Contd-To be continued, M- Month, ±M- Before or After Meal, AM- After Meal, ½HBM- ½ Hour Before Meal,W- Week, D-Day.2HAM- 2 Hour After Meal,bid-Twice daily, tid-Three times daily,qid-Four times daily.]

1.Tab. Metronidazole (400/500mg)
1 tab-8 hourly (AM) —————————5-7D
Tab.Tinidazole (1g)
1 tab-8 hourly (AM) —————————3D

2.Tab.Diloxanide Furoate (500mg) [If needed]
1 tab-8 hourly (AM) —————————10D

3.Tab. Hyoscine Butylbromide (10/20mg) Or, Tiemonium Methylsulphate(50mg)
1 tab- tid(AM) —————————SOS [If abdominal pain]

4.Cap. Loperamide Hydrochloride(2 mg)
1Cap ——————————–SOS.

5.Oral Rehydration Salt or solution
-1 sachet in 500ml boiled water ——————–SOS.

To know and give advice to your patient about Lifestyle and Dietary modification in Amoebic dysentery click here.

To know the Generic and Trade names of the above mentioned drugs and their available formulations in Bangladesh click here.

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