Gastrointestinal

This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Gastrointestinal, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.


Gastrointestinal Overview

Gastrointestinal is an adjective meaning of or pertaining to the stomach and intestines. A tract is a collection of related anatomic structures or a series of connected body organs. The gastrointestinal tract (digestive tract, GI tract, GIT, gut, or alimentary canal) is an organ system within humans and other animals which takes in food, digests it to extract and absorb energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste as feces and urine. The mouth, oesophagus, stomach, and intestines are ...

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Eldoper
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Yellow capsule inscribed BB ## Eldoper Loperamide HCL capsules. Please let me know in what all ailments we can take this medicine and the usuallz prescibed dosage for Indian Adult age yrs thanks and Regards ## Eldoper is not manufactured in the US, it is reported to be manufactured in Myanmar. I did however locate the active ingredient which is loperamide. Loperamide is a drug effective against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. To learn more click on the link below... If you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back and I would be happy to help. ## Is there any preferrable dosage to be followed for eldoper tablet. ## Eldoper is not manufactured in the US, it is reported to be manufactured in Myanmar. I did however locate the act...
Updated 11 hours ago in Loperamide.
 
propinox compuesto for stomach pain
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I don't have a gallbladder, but I feel very gassy and have serious stomach pain. Can propinox compuesto help alleviate my pain?
Updated 6 days ago.
 
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 7 days ago in Motofen.
 
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 11 days ago in Loperamide.
 
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 23 days ago in Dexilant.
 
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 23 days ago.
 
lansoloc
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capsule ## what are linsoloc 30 tablets used for, I am suffering from stomach ulcers I would like to know if linsoloc 30 tables can help me ## This medication is used to help reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach to help treat, or prevent conditions, such as a ulcers, heartburn, GERD, and gastritis. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, flatulence, and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with? Are there any other questions?
Updated 24 days ago.
 
yellow oval 93 12 pill
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Does not look like pill I received at Hospital ## How long after 1 year will the 93 12 pill still be good to use, or should it be discarded. ## The manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals lists this tablet as containing 40mgs of Pantroprazole, which is used to help reduce the amount of acid your stomach products to help treat, or prevent conditions, such as GERD, heartburn, ulcers and gastritis. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, flatulence, and stomach pain. Once expire, they may start to lose efficacy, so it would best to obtain a new supply. Are there any other questions, or concerns?
Updated 24 days ago.
 
Tablet Kinpride
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Use of kin pride tablet ## detais about kinpride tablet ## I have antral gastritis l take tablet elbanz 40 and kinpride 1Mg how to use them. ## Based on my research, the medication Kinpride contains the active ingredient Cinitapride, which is used to improve gastric motility and treat or prevent ulcers. Dosing: take 1 tablet by mouth, on an empty stomach. Contraindications: DO NOT consume alcohol while on this medication. This medication may cause drowsiness, it is unsafe to drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication. Be cautious when taking this medication if you have a history of gastrointestinal bleeding, mechanical obstruction or perforation, movement disorder, and if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Side effects may include: Drowsiness and diarrhea (most common...
Updated 25 days ago.
 
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 1 month ago in Alinia.
 

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