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Nat Phos side effects in infant.

My babys pediatrician who is holistic suggested Nat Phos x6 for his reflux. He's 16 weeks old. Today is his 2nd day on it. I give him one after each bottle..or about 4-5 a day.
He's been having an increase in stools & some diarrhea since starting this. Should I stop giving it to him or is this typical? He's acting normal & is showing improvement with reflux.
 
  Cmitche77 on 2019-08-10
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Just give two times a day. Only one tablet at a time or even half a tablet. Stop with 10-12 doses.

Chamomilla 30 and if not enough followed by Colocynthis 30 are likely to help more cases of reflux than Nat. Phos. 6x.
 
maheeru last week
Ok, thank you. I wasn't giving him 10-12...he was getting 4-5. I will try 1-2 times a day. His reflux is better.
 
Cmitche77 last week
I didn't mean 10-12 to be given in one day. That would be self-defeating :) I wanted you to cap the total number of doses spread over a few days to 10-12.

In a day only 1 to 2 doses and go with half or one tablet. Enough.

If Nat. Phos. is not enough, you may try the other one--cham 30 once to twice a day for a few days then if not enough follow it up with Colocyn. 30 the same way.
 
maheeru last week
Great! Will try that. Thank you!!
 
Cmitche77 last week
Studying the case ...

Nikkie
 
Nikkie last week
Hello Nikkie

If you want to take over the case, I'm not yielding.

If you track this for your interest or to give a differing opinion you are welcome.

It'd be better to study open cases if one does not want redundant effort.
 
maheeru last week
I gave him 1 this morning and he had diarrhea this afternoon. I will try 1/2 tablet tomorrow. He still isn't having any projectile vomiting. That part has improved. He's only having a couple wet burps.
 
Cmitche77 last week
Ok, if not for your naturopath's advice, I'd have adviced Cham. or another one. But since Nat. phos has been taken already and had showed some progress, it's important that it's persisted with. According to homeopathic principles, there should not be unnecessary rotation of medicines.

Even after three half tablet doses ---diarrhoea occurs and no further improvement on other symptoms , then it can be stopped. After stopping Nat. Phos if still problems continue give an account of symptoms and a description about his temperament, other general details.

Along with diarrhoea --if good improvement is there with other main symptoms then it could be persisted for a few more doses.
[Edited by maheeru on 2019-08-12 00:43:43]
 
maheeru last week
Ok, I'll try 3 half doses tomorrow & let you know. Thank you!!
 
Cmitche77 last week
What should the dosage be for the Cham 30 for a 4 month old baby? He still had diarrhea, but symptoms of reflux have improved.
 
Cmitche77 last week
Is he a happy boy or an irritable boy either by nature or you might have seen this coming on after this reflux episode?

If he is irritable baby, then cham 30
If happy baby then Puls. 30.

Just a pill/drop as a dose. You can give one dose per day for three to four days and observe. If there is improvement, you can continue a few more doses every two days or so till you see > 80% improvement and stop.

But please confirm, if he is on breastfeed or bottlefeed?
 
maheeru last week
He's a happy baby even with the reflux. He had an episode where he stopped breathing from aspirating on his reflux a couple of weeks ago which is why I was advised to try the Nat Phos. Reflux is much better & still no more vomiting or coughing/choking spells. He's just having some mild diarrhea & a couple wet burps.
 
Cmitche77 last week

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