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Infant Reflux

I've seen quite a few posts about treating infant reflux with Silica, but I'm still confused by the dosage. I bought Hyland's Silicea 6X.. And if I understand correctly I should take 1 tablet/day for 1 week. Is this correct?

My son is being treated with Pepsid, but his twin sister is showing some signs of reflux, and I'd like to try the silica before I give her meds too. They are 7 weeks old.
 
  stacyann_1 on 2006-02-03
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
My preemie daughter had reflux. She was given reglin(liquid) and when she got a bit older they just gave her zantac. With the medicine we couldnt even tell she had it!
 
paysensmom last decade
Thanks.. The pepcid is working well for my son. I was just wondering the dosage for the homeopathic remedy of Silica. does anyone know?

Thanks,
Stacy
 
stacyann_1 last decade
anyone?

thanks,stacy
 
stacyann_1 last decade
I have recommended Nat Phos 6x for adults but have no experience with babies. If however you intend giving Silica which is a deep acting remedy it may be better to consider giving Nat Phos 6x (biochemic) instead. Dose for a baby is 1/2 tablet dissolved in the feed.

Pepcid may work for children but the after effects are far from desireable. Suggest you use Nat Phos 6x instead. The adult dose is 2 tablets after a meal but for children the dose can be reduced to 1 tablet after meals.

The results will be noticed almost immediately after a meal within a few minutes.
 
Joe De Livera last decade

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