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crohnes & moatofen
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I had been Rx' motofen in the early 90's and took it for 20 yr.'s or more & when I could no longer find it did not notice withdrawal symptoms. I desperately need it. Have crohnes and have suffered chronic diarrhea sense I was 26, now 75. Its the only medication that works for me & believe me I've tried them all. ## I have no follow-up regarding motofen. Nobody (Dr's) not interested in talking about it or crohnes. I have heard off & on that motofen will be back with no results or any indication of another medication to take its place. I do feel that if it does come back it will be so expensive that we e cannot afford it and the insurance companies will not honor it. So on with the saga. Will appreciate any insight and/or feedback. Wolfcrick in Texas ## I h...
Updated 1 day ago in Motofen.
 
Alinia (nitazoxanide)
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prescribed for giardia ## The price of Alinia (nitazoxanide) is more than I can pay. I have taken many rounds of drugs for h-pylori that I've had for over 4 years. Please help!
Updated 5 days ago in Alinia.
 
Loose Motion Control Tablet
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I am experiencing loose stools 3-4 times in a day. Please advise. ## Have you seen a doctor to get to the root of what is causing your problem? There many different things that can cause you to have frequent bowel movements and the best solution is usually getting to the root of that and correcting the problem. It could be something you are eating, another medication you are taking or any one of several other options. I am not sure what country you are in, so I don't know what's available to you, but in the U.S. we can purchase Loperamide over the counter for assistance with such problems. Learn more: ## i am in tamilnadu in india,i have stomach problem with three to four times motion in a day and also facing pain in left and right side of my stomach at bottom. now i am taking r...
Updated 8 days ago in Loperamide.
 
Side Effect Mecobalamin 500mcg
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I am taking mecobalamin 3 times a day, are there any side effects later? thanks ## Side effects of Mecobalamin (Methylcobalamine) can include any of the following: Gastrointestinal adverse drug reactions including anorexia, nausea, and vomiting. Rashes may also occur sometime. This is definitely the better, non synthetic version of Vitamin B12. So I think if you keep following the dosage instructions on the package you shouldn't experience any (maybe very little) side effects as your body assimilates and uses this nutrient over a long period of time. If you feel like the dose is too high for any reason, just cut back on a dose and work your way up over time. You can view more information about this pill by following the link below... Please post back if you have any other general qu...
Updated 8 days ago.
 
What Time Of Day Should I Take Dexilant Dr 60 Mg
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Is it better in the morning, afternoon of nithg before bed. ## Hi Sal, The dosing instructions for this medication state the following: "Dexilant (Dexlansoprazole) comes as a delayed-release (long-acting) capsule to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day. Dexlansoprazole may be taken with or without food, but it may provide more relief from after-meal symptoms if it is taken before a meal. Take dexlansoprazole at around the same time every day." It does not indicate a specific time of day to take the medication, so that decision is going to be up to you at your own convenience. If it's something that effects you the point of not being able to function at a normal level, then it may be best to take it at night or in the evening hours when you may be in the comfort of y...
Updated 16 days ago in Dexilant.
 
dimeticona
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what is dimeticona used for also what is pinaverio used for ## Dimeticona is listed as containing the active ingredient Simethicone, it is used to treat excess bloating and gas. Pinaverios is a muscle relaxant, specifically it acts on the intestinal muscles and is used to treat condtions such as excessive gas cramping and IBS. Common side effects may include: nausea, heartburn, diarrhea and vertigo. Do you have any other questions? ## can dimeticona be used for the gout..?? ## What is the mystery of lemon juice PH, it is acid but is it used to alkaline other foods? I know people that uses the lime or lemon for intestinal cramps and stomach pain, is it reliable for this things? ## Being lime or lemon an acid fruit, why so many people use it in remedies for the digestive system instead of...
Updated 20 days ago in Simethicone.
 
loose motion problem
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For loose motion problem i take imodium tablet since last 4_5 years but from some time this medicine didn't effect , so i have tried some other medicine but i am not satisfied. From 7 days i take metrozil 400 tablet once a day, i have a great relief, but when i not take metrozil tablet, my problem comes again . So my question is that can i take metrozil 400 once a day another problem is that headache is starting in evening. Please suggest solution. ## This medication can cause loose motions as a side effect, according to NIH reports, along with the headaches, dizziness, nausea, and stomach pain. What does your normal diet consist of? That could also contribute to such an issue. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 24 days ago in Imodium.
 
pantocid dsr
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I have been taking pantocid dsr everyday morning on an empty stomach half an hour before food for the last six months. Please tell me the side effects and what this medicine is for. ## i would like to know much about the pantocid tablets in what type of desies this tablet is use ## Sorry this is apparently not something approved for use in the U.S. so it is not as strictly regulated as medications here are under the FDA. I can only recommend that you speak to your doctor or pharmacist for more information. ## this drug is prescribed to patients of GERD, acid reflux ## It is a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) which may cause side effects like headache, nausea, etc. Please report if you suffer from side effects six months into use. ## I have been diagnosed with a kidney stone. I also seem to h...
Updated 25 days ago.
 
intestinal gas microcolitis and chemo
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I have uncontrollable flatus naturally interfering with life on lbrance for breast cancer, but my MD says it's not a typical reaction. I feel that microcolitis is causing a conflict. I have tried probiotics and now Beano and am limiting gassy items with no significant results. I need suggestions. ## Your doctor is correct, that is not a normal side effect according to FDA reports. They typically include nausea, vomiting, headache, and weight changes. Is this the only medication you are currently taking?
Updated 25 days ago.
 
substitute of ibscim tablets
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I am unable to find the tablet called ibscim. When I was taking this my bowel problems were getting resolved. Can anyone kindly help me find a substitute of this medicine with the same ingredients? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you. ## This is also the same problem with me. Can any one help me. Is there any sustitute brand?
Updated 28 days ago.
 
altosec tablets uses
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altosec tablets what are they used for ## I hv been prescribed Altosec. What is this for ## Unfortunately, since this isn't something available in the U.S., finding information on it is extremely difficult. I can only suggest that you ask your doctor for more information on it. ## I use 1 x Altosec capsule daily (20mg) which is to take away heartburn / reflux associated with a small hiatus hernia that I have. My gastro prescribed it for me. ## does anyone know what colourants are used in Altosec tablets please? I'm allergic to colorants in the azo dye group, mostly reds, browns, orange colours. These capsules are brownish red. ## i will like to know is this tablet also for air in the tummy ## My mother was prescribed Altosec in Cape Town, South Africa earlier this year because s...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
lomotil or lofenoxal
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I have IBS for many years now n recently been told I have Diverticulitis. Last 2 days I am suffering with Diarrhoea 8 n 9 times a day. Last night I took 2 Lofenoxal. Then this morning it all started again been 4 times already. Its taking too much out of me my back pain is also severe. All I want to do is sleep. I am due to go overseas but how can I? Please help me as I am on a lot of meds ## Hi Gail! I wish I could help more but, I also have had IBS off and on for the last 20+ years but, now I've had diverticulitis attacks twice. Once for 10 days last year finally ended up at the ER. They wanted to admit me until they found out I had no insurance?? Now it's back with a vengeance and I'm still unable to get Medicaid or much help. Cipro seemed to help last time after a few mor...
Updated 1 month ago in Lomotil.
 
Fleshy-looking bowel movement
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Hello. I'm a 26-year-old female, and I've had gastric sleeve surgery 1 year ago, and I've also had my gallbladder removed 2 years ago. I usually don't have a BM as often as I should; usually every 5-6 days. I have stopped taking my iron pills to see if that was the cause. So far there has been no improvement. I've been feeling very bloated in my lower abdomen, as if I need to have a bowel movement. I feel it especially when I lay on my stomach. It definitely feels like there is stool sitting in my lower intestines. I went to the bathroom and could not have a bowel movement. I got an enema bulb to see if I could free up some space to relieve the pressure. When I evacuated the water, no stool came out. Instead, stringy, brownish-yellow stuff came out. It had a fleshy, mus
Updated 1 month ago.
 
how to take nexpro hp kit
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My doctor prescribed me nexpro hp kit after an endoscopy but forgot to tell me whether to take it after food or before food. What is the proper procedure for taking the nexpro hp kit? Please help me. ## My Dr prescribed me the nexpro hp kit after reviewing my usg report (showing 1. Antral gastritis 2. Duodenitis). I was advised to take the nexpro hp kit for 2 weeks and on a regimen of 6 tablets per day, but I can't remember/understand when it should be taken? ## I am diagnosed with severe gastritis after an endoscopy and biopsy of soft tissue. Am I suffering from cancer? Nexpro hp kit has been advised for 14 days, twice a day. Is it a necessity to take this drug? I am honestly afraid to take it, but if I do, how are you supposed to use the Nexpro hp kit?
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Insurance won't cover Dexilant
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After roughly 6 years of taking Dexilant 60mg my insurance will no longer cover it. Are there any OTC medications I can use to take its place? Keep in mind Dexilant is the only one that's worked thus far. ## I take lansoprazole 30mg each day. works great. it is covered by my drug company insurance. ## Regarding Dexilent, try Canada Drugs. Most drugs are much lower in price. Despite what Big Pharma says (they use scare tactics) it is safe. Check out the Canada Drugs website, or call them. They will explain the tightly controlled supply chain, and where they obtain their supply. Example: My husband saves $500.00 on Epi Pen. ## What other medications have you tried? There are several available over the counter, or as generics, that are much cheaper, but given your vague post, it is har...
Updated 1 month ago in Dexilant.
 
Can i give my 7Year Old gas X 125 mg for Gas Pains
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My 7 yr old daughter is comaining I really bad stomach pains and has occasional gas and belches. Can I give her adult Gas X that is 125 mg of Simethicome? ## What did you end up doing? 125mgs is high for a child of only 7, the usual dosage for them is only 40mgs. Learn more Simethicone details here. Have you consulted her doctor to see what's causing the problem? Has her diet changed? Has she been drinking a lot of sodas or other carbonated beverages? ## Can my 6 year old take adult Gas X its 125mg?? ## Nooooo ## Can I give 1/2 dose of extra strength gasX to a eight year old
Updated 1 month ago in Simethicone.
 
Bioflu and imodium
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Is it safe to take bioflu with imodium at the same time? I have the flu and diarrhea at the same time.
Updated 1 month ago in Imodium.
 
Lomitol for colostomy/stoma patient
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Will lomitol harden stools or just slow down quantity and frequency? I have permanent coloscopy (about a foot removed)and some days I poop most of day. I take 2 in am and 2 in pm. Also take Imodium around 6/7 tabs daily. This combination helps but some days I still produce a little at a time. ## I reside in Fort Mill South Carolina. I am going to try reducing the Imodium I take daily and take for Lomotil every day four times daily and perhaps take two Imodium before bed ## It is really hard to say the effect it may have on any given person that tries it. According to NIH reports, for some, it may slow down the amount of bowel movements, and possibly make them more solid, but for others it could actually cause constipation as a side effect. Other side effects may include nausea, dizzines...
Updated 1 month ago in Lomotil.
 
Loose Motion Tablet
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loose motion k liye khaki tablet kesa full body jaise tut itna loosemotion ho gye h uske liye khaki tablet kesi h plz tell me urgent ## i want the name of heavy loose motion tablet name ## You want to know what you can take to cause diarrhea? There are many products on the market, but without knowing where you are located, I can't check what products are available for you to use. You can learn about the various types of laxatives here: Are there any comments or questions? ## loose motion came any time without eating any foods. i have no extra time in this time.its very amergency. please give me any solution. ## jitender, without knowing where you are located, I have no way of knowing what may be available for you to use. Have you seen a doctor? In many countries, Loperamide is avail...
Updated 2 months ago in Loperamide.
 
Side Effects of Taking Dexilant Long Term?
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Does Dexilant keep my body from getting nutrients? Wondering if I need to supplement with something more than Magnesium. Also wondering what studies say about taking it for years? I have a hiatal hernia, so there is no relief in sight for me. ## Hello, Sharon! How are you? I've not seen any reports on that, so far, however I'll do some more searching and post back if I do find anything. As to long-term use, yes, it does increase the risk of hip fractures. It seems that long-term use of all medications that the FDA classifies as proton pump inhibitors can do that. They may also cause side effects, such as nausea, flatulence and stomach pain. How long have you been taking it? Usually, these are only used for a maximum of 16 weeks, before taking a break from them. ## I have been on...
Updated 2 months ago in Dexilant.
 

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