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Gastrointestinal Overview

The gastrointestinal tract (GI tract, GIT, digestive tract, digestion tract, alimentary canal) is the tract from the mouth to the anus which includes all the organs of the digestive system in humans and other animals. Food taken in through the mouth is digested to extract nutrients and absorb energy, and the waste expelled as feces. The mouth, esophagus, stomach and intestines are all part of the gastrointestinal tract. Gastrointestinal is an adjective meaning of or pertaining to the stomach ...

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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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diphen/ trop tab 2.5mg

## is loperamida the same medication as lomotil? Used for Diarrhea ## NO! Lomotil contains the active ingredients Diphenyoxylate and Atropine. Loperamide is the active ingredient/generic name for Immodium, so they are completely different drugs. Was this prescribed for you or something you purchased? ## am a diabet and i want to know if i can take diphen/atrop for diarrhea and stomach cramps ## name brand for diphen/atrop 2.5 mg. ## Verwon (# Due to excessive diaherra this was perscribed to help control it!

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dexilant concerns

I was given a weeks sample and then a prescription for 60mg. The Dr. made a mistake on the prescription and put down 2xdaily which i fortunately caught before leaving the store. My concern is, a few days into the sample i developed a worsened dry cough, then caught what i thought was the flu, symptoms being respiratory, fever, severe aches in either joint or muscle. Now I am wondering if these are simply some side effects, i have read online it may well be. I am looking to find an alternative with less flu like side effects, any suggestions? thanx ## How are you feeling, now? Dexilant contains the active ingredient Dexslanzoprazole, it is a proton pump inhibitor that is used to help reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach, to help treat conditions, such as GERD, ulcers, and ga...

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Erceflora vial 2 billion/5ml oral suspension

My daughter is 5yrs old having diarrhea now. Is it ok if she takes 1 vial (5ml/2 billion) of Erceflora directly without diluting it in water or milk? Please I need your answer urgently. ## My son is having diarrhea is it okay if he will drink the oral suspension without diluting it with water? ## How do I give Ercef Oral 5ml to my son who is 4 years old? He has diarrhea.


Re: KAPIDEX..Racing..heart beat, usually occurs at night. usual and customary for me....60 BPM. now! > 110 BPM..resting! Constipation, I am 56 YO, heart patient. Never in my life have I experienced this degree of discomfort, not to mention the danger of straining at the stool associated with acute coronary MI or stroke.While on Kapidex I felt profoundly depressed. This symptom ended with DC of drug. I am now dealing with a virulent constipation. Anyone experience similar symtoms? The PDR does not mention these symptoms as anything but rare? ## I have been removed from taking Lexapro and told to cut my Lipitor 10mg tablets in half. What will be my withdrawal symptoms and how long will yhet last? ## Kapidex contains the active ingredient Dexlansoprazole, it is most commonly used to tr...

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Where To Purchase Paregoric

I've used Paregoric for 15 years and can't find it. Is there anywhere in the U.S. or other countries where this can be purchased? ## I have been on paregoric therapy for at least 18 years myself. (not to mention Sandostatin, Lomotil & Pamine) Have had occasions the past few years when it was not available, and now I am told the manufacturer has discontinued it. (royal pain) so Dr has now RXd tincture of opium - much less to take, but the stuff tastes like cat s**t (not that I ever tasted cat s**t) - I was hoping to find paregoric again, maybe from Canada - I'm still looking - let me know if ya wanna chat more & / or if you find a source. Would be nice to get out of the house again! Thanks bud - Jim ## Thanks for your reply. I called Canada, and they don't have it...

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