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Table 6 Common prescriptions for diarrhea in participants with an episode of diarrhea within the 2 weeks prior to the follow-up assessment

From: Nutritional status, exclusive breastfeeding and management of acute respiratory illness and diarrhea in the first 6 months of life in infants from two regions of Indonesia

Medication type Age 8–10 weeks Age 22–24 weeks
(N = 19) (N = 21)
No rehydration 11 (58) 13 (62)
ORS rehydration at any time 1 (5) 3 (14)
Zinc tablet 4 (21) 2 (10)
ORS rehydration at any time and zinc tablet 3 (16) 1 (5)
  1. Results are number (percentage). ORS = Oral Rehydration Solution; A liquid given orally to prevent or correct dehydration due to diarrhea disease