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Periodic Dysentery

Hi, can a 62yr old take zanocin oz to treat mild amoebic dysentery? Doc suspects my father in law has got mild amoebic dysentery as he has following symptoms:
1. Frequent periodic dysentery
2. Mild pain in abdomen
3. Occasionally vomits
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Doctor Answers (1) on Periodic Dysentery

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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain Bangalore | General Physician
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hello there.

we cannot say what medicines he can take without examining him.
but ornidazole/metronidazole/ tinidazole are used in the treatment of amoebic dysentery.
but I would suggest you go ahead only after consulting a doctor in person.
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