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

The gastrointestinal tract (digestive tract, alimentary canal, digestion tract, GI tract, GIT) 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. The mouth, esophagus, stomach and intestines are part of the gastrointestinal tract. Gastrointestinal is an adjective meaning of or pertaining to the stomach and intestines. A tract is a collection of related anatomic structures or a ...

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Opium Tincture

I am a colon cancer survivor. Due to losing 9" of large intestines and all but 1" of rectum, I experience severe diarrhea and resulting horrendous rectal pain. My oncologist prescribed Tincture of Opium. As the name implies, this is serious medicine. I nursed my first prescription so it lasted four years (Feb. 2006 to Feb. 2010), second prescription three years (Feb. 2010 to June 2013). When I picked up third prescription and got home with it, it did not look the same and the name was different, "C-Morphine 10 MG/1ML SUSP AKA-Opium Tincture #118". So silly me, I thought it was a generic. The first time I had an episode of diarrhea and the accompanying rectal pain, I was bedridden for hours before the pain eased off to an endurable ache. My Tincture usually worked within ...

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Bloating, gas & abdominal pain

My husband has these symptoms all the time. Had been told by a GI doctor to use Gas-X. I also bought baby colic drops. Nothing seems to help much anymore. Had endoscopy & colonoscopy, both normal. ## He may have abdominal adhesions. They do not appear on any type of scans as they are transparent. I had a series of colonoscopies over a 5 year period. They came up normal until the last one where the gastro dr could not get the scope through my intestines. At that point they determined the adhesions had entangled my intestines. Imagine the roots of a plant but made out of transparent material. At the least you might run an online search for abdominal adhesions. Good luck. ## Bet he has a fungal infection. Yeast overgrowth. Only thing he can do is eat a low fod map diet. ## y over the c...

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1st Dose Reaction - Whiteness Around Mole

I started Cimzia 10 days ago. I had a reaction about day 4 as the medication was absorbing, with getting a big white ring around the 2 injection points, about 4 inches wide. So far I haven't felt anything else, or improvement to my RA, etc. I was able to find in another forum a thread about the white rings being the medication absorbing, so I blew it off. But I then noticed a mole on my chest wall has a lump, plus the white ring, only it was 1 inch across. My doctor is unconcerned. But, does it sound normal to have this reaction at a mole, not the injection sites? Thanks in advance. ## Cimzia has been known to cause many topical skin side effects, others may include rash, exfoliation, alopecia, and pruritus. If your doctor sees no reason to be concerned, then it likely is nothing to...

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DIPHENOXYLATE HC/AND ATROPINE SULFATE?

WHITE TABLET STOPS DIARRHEA WHAT IS THE BRAND NAME? IT'S HARD FOR ME TO REMEMBER THE NAME.IF IT HAS A SHORTER NAME PLEASE ADVISE.THANK YOU. ## What is Diphen/Atropine Tab and what is it used for? ## Lomotil ## As Cc stated, one of the name brands is Lomotil. Jake, it is used to treat, or prevent diarrhea, and IBS. Its side effects may include nausea, constipation, insomnia, back pain, and urinary retention. Is there anything else I can help with?

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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...

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L-Doper

What is the use of L-Doper? ## I want to know information about the drug which is prescribed to me. ## L-Doper contains Loperamide, which is a drug used to treat loose motions. ## My dog ate those any problem will she face She ate l dofer capsules 2 of them ## This medication is listed as containing the active ingredient Loperamide, which is most commonly used to treat, or prevent diarrhea. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. It can be used in dogs, but you should only do so, under veterinary advice. Too much could cause abdominal pain, constipation, stomach pain, and flatulence. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Does it also contain dyclopin?

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Tryptomer 10 mg for stomach burning

I took tryptomer 10 mg in the night after food as per my doctor who prescribed it along with other medicines for my severe stomach burning sensation. I am happy to say that I did not get up at 2 am early in the morning as usual but got up at 7.30 am in the morning. But I am feeling drowsy today throughout the day and am not able to do my routine work. I would like to find out whether there is any lesser dose available in the market or if I have to use half of the tablet? Please suggest the remedy.

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Impacted Colon CT Scan - How to treat

I had a CT scan to see if I had a hernia. It showed an "impacted colon" but I was never referred to anyone. I had an "incomplete cleanse" for my colonoscopy, and it seems, that would be why. The GI place was told, and said, "we can't comment on that"? ## You can learn more abotu it on MedLine Plus in their article on it, it also included the usual treatment information. If the GI place only did your colonoscopy, and you are not a regular patient, they wouldn't comment, since they haven't seen the test reports and don't treat you as a regular patient. Do you take any medications regularly? ## My CT SCAN was available for them to see in their patient PORTAL. Plus, my primary care doctor had the CT SCAN since December 2018 and he ordered the colonosc...

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white pill r p 111

I found a large white round pill RP 111 on it, scored on the other side. ## Hello, Mickey! How are you? Where did you find it? I'm curious about your general location, because I'm wondering if it's possibly a foreign pill. I can't find a listing for it any U.S. database that I've checked, but of course they only include prescription items. Does anyone else recognize this tablet? I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. ## That is an anti-gas pill ## I'm curious to know where you found out its a gas pill ## I have those. They are mint, chewable gas tablets. ## ARE they safe to take while pregnant ## Yes they are safe while being pregnant. My OBGYN recommends them. ## I also have them and they are chewable gas relief. I believe I got th...

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Rabin DSR Capsule

Pet halka dard aur beech me me dast AATA hai. Rabin d lene kuch faida nhi hota kabhi bhi dast aane lagta hai? ## Intercourse karne ke baad pet bahut dard ho raha hai or yoni se blood bhi aa raha 2 din se please uski dawa bataye. ## Pait ma zakham aur sozish ho gai ha plz medicine bta da

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