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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...

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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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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

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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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Lomotil - how long does it stay in your system

I take lomotil, 2.5 mg up to 4x a day for Crohn's disease and I have short bowel syndrome due to multiple GI surgeries. I know this med is a controlled substance, diphenoxylate atropine, and wonder at this dosage if I would get a positive drug test? ## How long does Lomotil stay in your system?

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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.

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Symptoms

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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Flu-Gone Side Effects

I've been taking Flu-gone. Now my stomach is hurting and I'm experiencing a lot of constipation with a lot of flatulence. Are these known side effects? Please help. ## I told my GI that I had bloating & gas that would present every day around noon or a little later. He told me to take probiotics and they worked for me. Good luck.

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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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Paregoric Camphorated Opium Tincture

Where can I buy Tincture of Opium? I live in Texas and have been taking it for four years for uncontrollable diarrhea and HAVE to have it. It has become increasingly hard to find and is a real headache each month. I am looking for a mail-in pharmacy so I won't have this problem each month! Thanks! ## did you try mexico. i had 35 of colon taking out. now only opm tin works.1 take 160 ml's month. while now its $850, do you think i can get doctor give script ant buy it in mexic ## I have taken paregoric for 40 yrs. for colon problems. It is the only thing that worked. I contacted Hi Tech, the only company in U.S. that was manufacturing it. I was told they stopped making it in July, and MAYBE some time down the line they will again apply to the FDA to start making it again. ## I hav...

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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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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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