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Gastrointestinal Overview

The gastrointestinal tract (GI tract, digestive tract, alimentary canal) is the tract or passageway of the digestive system that leads from the mouth to the anus. The GI tract contains all the major organs of the digestive system, in humans and other animals, including the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. Food taken in through the mouth is digested to extract nutrients and absorb energy, and the waste expelled at the anus as feces. Gastrointestinal is an adjective meaning of or pertaining ...

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federgel tablets

i have a pain in thhe stomach and i went too the doctor he precribe federgel tablets for me.i would like to what is federgel and what is it treatment and its side effect.and if i should continued to take federgel tablet ## What is the mass in milligrams of a federgel tablet? ## Federgel contains Aluminum and Magnesium, it is most commonly used to treat, or prevent acidic stomach issues, such as stomach pain, ulcers, GERD, and gastritis. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, dry mouth, and dizziness. As to the mass, that can vary depending on the dosage, Shantel. Can you please post back with more details? Thank you! ## What is Federgel good for?

Entyvio infusions

Anyone had success with Entyvio for Ulcerative Colitis? ## Hello, Jennifer! How are you? When do you start them? The FDA lists Entyvio as containing the active ingredient Vedolizumab and it is approved to treat UC. Its possible side effects may include headache, joint pain, nausea, fever and infections of the nose and throat. Is anyone currently on this? ## Yes, after 6 months remission.

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Dexilant and Apple Cider Vinegar

I take Dexilant for GERD (hiatus hernia and acid reflux). Is there a risk in also taking Apple Cider Vinegar while on Dexilant?

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What Time Of Day Should I Take Dexilant Dr 60 Mg

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...

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White G250 with dagger imprint

Slightly off white pill, with a dagger in a circle on one side, and G250 on the other. ## The logo you're describing as a dagger, could it possibly be a sword in a circle? If so, then this is a Gaviscon tablet, it's used to help prevent or treat conditions such as heartburn, GERD and gastritis. It is an antacid. Learn more Antacid details here. ## I just found a kind of large round white pill in my house. No clue where it came from. It says G250 on one side, and on the other side it has a dagger. This is weird. Does anybody know what it is? Thank you ## I found the same pill in my house. It’s literally a dagger on one side. The other side says G 250. I have no idea where it came from. But I’m trying to figure this out too.

White round tablet 44 137

It is a round white tablet with the number 44 and 137 underneath imprinted. Other side is blank. What is the tablet for? ## It's 80mg. Mi-acid Gas Relief made by Major Pharmaceuticals Inc. ## round sort of fat white pill with 44 137 on the front of it ## white round tablet imprinted on one side with MD above 44L; do not usage of it as it was mixed with other medications ## The identification provided for the tablet with the 44 137 marking is correct, it contains 80mgs of Simethicone, the actual manufacturer is Major Pharmaceuticals. It is available over the counter and is used to relieve gas. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, flatulence, and dizziness. Inactive ingredients may include: sucrose dextrose magnesium stearate maltodextrin microcrystalli...

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Lafaxid-10 Tablets Uses

Dear Sir, I am using Lafaxid-10 tablets (Lafutidine). Can you advice me what is the purpose of this medication. I have heart burn and contacted a gastrology specialist. He recommended taking Sompraz. I took it for 2 months. Last week I saw the doctor for my heart burn as well as burning in my stomach. I took this medicine after I had an endoscopy and am wondering what kind of foods I should be eating. Also can I take another tablet if I'm still breastfeeding my son? ## Lafutidine (INN) is a second generation histamine H2 receptor antagonist having multimodal mechanism of action and used to treat gastrointestinal disorders. It is marketed in South Korea, Japan and India. Lafutidine is used to treat gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, as well as wounds in the lining of the stomach associ...

How to use Erceflora Bacillus Clausii

My 4 month old baby has diarrhea. The pediatrician has prescribed to take Erceflora 1 vial. What does that mean? Is this the whole vial at once? ## Hi Maine, sorry to hear about that, I know how nerve wracking it can be when a child at that young of an age has diarrhea. To answer your question, each vial should be a 5ml suspension. If that is the case then I am seeing a standard dose of 1-2 vials every 3-4 hours mixed in with another liquid such as milk, formula, or water. If you are still breastfeeding your baby you can mix it in with expelled breast milk. So yeah, 1 whole vial per dose is what is indicated. Is that in line with the doctor's instructions? There should be a label, printout, or packaging that came with the prescription. All in all Erceflora is a probiotic medicine wh...

Getting Alevian Duo over the counter

I’m seeking to purchase a product sold over the counter in Mexico which is called "Alevian Duo" or, if not sold in the USA, a product which has the same ingredients sold by a different name in the USA. ## Hmmm, if you aren't able to get it directly from Mexico, try searching for other products domestically by active ingredient: Looks like it contains Pinaverium Bromide and Dimethcone. Not sure what contains the exact same combination. "Pinaverium bromide was first registered in 1975 by Solvay Pharmaceuticals (now a division of Abbott Laboratories), and marketed globally using the brand names Dicetel and Eldicet. Generic pinaverium is available in South Korea under a trade name of Disten[1] and in Argentina as Nulite." - Wikipedia

Is Iberet Folic 500 suitable for Reflux patients?

Hi, I would like to know if anyone here who has Reflux / GERD / LPR tried Iberet Folic 500 b4? How does it feels after taking it? Does it induce the GeRD? I have tried many kinds of Vitamins, multivits however none of them seemed to help me at all. I just cannot take it, each time after taking it, i'll tend to feel difficulty of breathing, belching and very nauseated due to the GERD i suppose.. Which i could feel the sensations of something pushing up through the eosophagus n throat, and causing me difficulty of breathing. I tried Usana's multivits n chelated mineral.. which didnt do any good to myself, not even any kinds of Vitamin C which i bought from the pharmacies. Therefore i think my body or i would stomach is very very sensitive and it cannot tolerate any acidic compound...

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