Q. In what dose should I give Clarie D Dry Syrup to my child?
The dose of Clarie D Dry Syrup will be prescribed depending upon the kind of infection, its severity, and your child’s age and body weight. Hence, altering it by yourself may cause side effects or make Clarie D Dry Syrup ineffective. In fact, if you give the medicine in the prescribed dose, time, and way, your child may start showing improvement after a few regular doses. But, make sure to complete the full course without stopping the medicine abruptly as doing so may make your child sick again. Also, the remaining bacteria might become resistant to the Clarie D Dry Syrup. Thus, following the prescribed treatment course is important and stressed upon for every medicine.
Q. What if I give an overdose of Clarie D Dry Syrup by mistake?
Clarie D Dry Syrup is unlikely to cause any harm if an extra dose is given by mistake. But, it is important to be careful because overdose may cause unwanted side effects and may even worsen your child’s condition. So, if you think you have given too much of Clarie D Dry Syrup to your child, it will be wise to speak to a doctor immediately.
Q. Are there any possible serious side effects of Clarie D Dry Syrup?
Some serious side effects of this medicine include abnormal heart conduction (QT prolongation), allergy, diarrhea, and severe gastrointestinal infections (superinfections). Get in touch with your child’s doctor if he/she develops any of these symptoms.
Q. What other medicines should not be given along with Clarie D Dry Syrup?
Clarie D Dry Syrup should be avoided if your child is taking steroids or anti-seizure, antifungal, HIV, or medicines for tuberculosis. You can help the doctor decide the best medicine for your child by narrating your child’s entire medical history to the doctor.
Q. Can I vaccinate my child while he is taking Clarie D Dry Syrup?
Clarie D Dry Syrup can neutralize the effect of BCG, cholera, and typhoid vaccinations. So, inform your child’s doctor if your child is taking Clarie D Dry Syrup when these vaccines are scheduled.
Q. Which all lab tests should my child undergo while taking Clarie D Dry Syrup on a long term basis?
The doctor may prescribe getting kidney function tests, liver function tests, and baseline ECG on a periodic basis to keep a check on your child’s condition.
Q. Can Clarie D Dry Syrup affect my child’s digestion?
Since children have a sensitive stomach, they may develop a stomach upset while taking medicines. Moreover, taking antibiotics may kill off the good bacteria present in the digestive system along with the bad ones, increasing your child’s risk of developing stomach problems. So, in case your child is having diarrhea while on Clarie D Dry Syrup, do not stop the medicine course. Instead, call your child’s doctor to ask about the next steps. In some cases, the doctor may alter the dose.
Q. My child is suffering from a muscle weakness disorder. Is it safe to give Clarie D Dry Syrup?
Use Clarie D Dry Syrup with caution in children with neuromuscular disorders like Myasthenia gravis as it may cause exacerbation of symptoms and even onset of some new symptoms.
Q. How can the bacteria develop resistance against Clarie D Dry Syrup?
Using Clarie D Dry Syrup when your child does not need it will give the bacteria an opportunity to adapt to the medicine and develop ways to escape the medicine’s effects. This will make the medicine ineffective when your child actually needs it. Usually, when this happens, people say that the child has become resistant to the antibiotic, but in reality, it is the opposite. It is actually the bacteria that have become resistant to the treatment.