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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 3 days ago in Loperamide.
 
Razo D tablet information
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I am a GERD patient and I am advised to take Razo D capsule by my doctor, but this capsule is giving only temporary relief. Is there any medication to cure Acid Reflux permanently? ## Hi, Ginnela! Sorry about the problem that you're having. However a cure, per se, is really a matter of time. By the time you're feeling the results of the reflux, that means some damage has been done and it has to heal, which is why the medication seems to only provide temporary relief. You also need to watch what you eat for awhile, such as staying away from alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods, because all of those can raise the level of acid that your stomach produces. Learn more Rabeprazole details here and you can learn more Domperidone details here. And the reason I said "cure, per se" i...
Updated 5 days ago in Caffeine.
 
Lansoloc Drug Information
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capsule ## what are linsoloc 30 tablets used for? I am suffering from stomach ulcers and 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? ## Hi. The doctors told me that I have gallstones so I went in for the camera evaluation and now the pain is still here every day. I take my lansoloc pill every morning as I should. Please help! ## Is Lansoloc safe for a pregnant woman who is on her 21st week? Will the baby be safe? ## P...
Updated 6 days ago.
 
use of levosulpiride tablet
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I am taking this CYRA LS for last 3.5 weeks since i was diagonised with GERD problems.. Does CYRA LS leads to prolactin level increase? ## No problem if you don't feel any side effect you can use it. Thanks
Updated 14 days ago.
 
Tablet For Control Of Loose Motion When Diabetic
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My mom is a sugar patient of 58age, and she is having a problem with watery loose motion. Kindly suggest me the dosage to control the motions or any other suggestions. ## Has she consulted her doctor? Since she is diabetic, what she can safely take is dependent on her overall health, as well as any other medications she may be taking. In addition, since I don't know where you are located, I don't know what is available for her to use. In many countries the medication Loperamide is available over the counter. ## My mother is daibetic type 2 patient having loose motion, plz suggst medicine for her, she is 50 now ## My mother is 60+, her weight is 58 kg and she is diabetic... Can u plz tell me if there's a medicine for her? She is taking amryl and janumet for managing her blood...
Updated 19 days ago in Loperamide.
 
green oval pill
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small green oval pill L2 on one side blank on other ## The manufacturer Major Pharmaceuticals lists this tablet as containing 2mgs of Loperamide. It is a generic for Imodium, which is available over the counter, and used to or prevent diarrhea. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago in Loperamide.
 
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) removal
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What happens after surgery when you have a GI stromal tumor (GIST) removed from your stomach? I am wondering about the recovery period and how long it takes to recover? I have one 2 inches in my stomach and need surgery. It's not cancer but still should come out. I wonder why? Help, someone talk to me. ## Are you sure its not cancer? Have they done a biopsy? I was told that i had one 7in by 4in. After removal i was put on Gleevac (Oral Chemo Pill) 400 mg for a year and a half. Then found out I had tumors in liver. They changed my meds to 800mg Gleevac. It is supposed to reduce the growth of the tumors. Now, they have me on Sutent because my body got used to the Gleevac. ## Sorry to hear this, will pray for you.This cancer stuff can be serious, have they considered radiation? Sam ## ...
Updated 1 month ago in Sutent.
 
spanish drug name dipera
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what is the english equivalent ## This contains the active ingredient Loperamide, which is available over the counter here, you can find it under the brand name Imodium, or the generic name Loperamide. It is most commonly used to treat or prevent diarrhea. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago in Loperamide.
 
Best anti-inflammatory medication for intestinal pain
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What are the best anti-inflammatories that work on intestinal pain? Please list the brand names of these medications and rate them according to their efficacy (effectiveness). ## Unfortunately the only way to find out what works best for you and what doesn't is through the process of trial and error and working with your doctor. There may be meds that are stronger or more effective than others in eliminating the pain, but if it causes too many side effects then what good will it do in the long run? Trial and error will help you narrow down your preferences. NSAID's (aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen, motrin, indomethacin), opiates/opioids, muscle relaxers, anxiety medication, natural alternatives (turmeric / kratom / CBD / THC), probiotics, digestive enzymes, etc, have al...
Updated 1 month ago in Aspirin.
 
what causes gerd
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Hi I have been suffering from anxiety attacks for the past year now my Dr gave me 0.50mg alzam which I took 1 at night to calm me as I get heart pulpitations esp at night when I have to go sleep. And when I run out I just go back to my Dr and he gives it to me freely without questions. Lately Im taking 0.25 at night and 0.25 when ever I feel anxious. I would like to stop but heard that you can suffer severe side effects when stopping cold turkey. I feel like I am more anxious now than I have been before taking the alzam and also I have developed either gerd or gastro because i have a constant tight feeling in my chest i feel nausea headaches and body aches and sometimes i just feel really ill and i also feel very tired and dont want to do anything but sleep.please tell me if this is fro...
Updated 1 month ago in Omeprazole.
 
White oval tablet with OMI imprint and scored on the other side
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I have a white oval-shaped tablet. One side has an imprint of "IMO" and the other side is scored in the middle. Is it a pain pill? ## Hi Janiece, I located a white oval pill that has IMO on one side and scored on the back with the numbers 2 | 125 on each side of the scoreline. I realize your description doesn't have numbers, but part of me suspects whether this might be related based on the striking resemblance I'm seeing. If it's of any help, the pill I'm describing is reportedly identified as Imodium advanced (Loperamide 2 mg / Simethicone 125 mg); used for treating diarrhea. For verification, the manufacturer/distributor is listed as McNeil Consumer Healthcare and the pill itself carries a National Drug Code of 00045-0202. Does anyone else have thoughts to add?
Updated 2 months ago in Imodium.
 
health insurance that covers Opium Tincture
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trying to get a comprehensive list of Ins. companies that cover Opium tincture (so far Cigna does). ## i live in los angeles, i was prescribed opium tincture for loose bowels, by me having medi-cal, they won't cover it i need helpon information what insurace covers it..... ## Where did you get this medication? My husband's dr has prescribed, however, I can't find it. ## There is no given list of which company will cover any given medication, even if it has been prescribed. The only thing you can really do is research various health insurance companies, and look over their formularies. It is most commonly used to alleviate pain. The FDA warns that this medication carries a high risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, sedation, drowsi...
Updated 2 months ago in Opium Tincture.
 
Erceflora vial 2 billion/5ml oral suspension
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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?
Updated 2 months ago.
 
Availability of Fuktu ointment or equivalent
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Is there a substitute for Fuktu ointment, as this ointment is not available in the market? It was prescribed by my doctor for rectal pain due to constipation and some infection on account of that.
Updated 2 months ago.
 
Side Effect Mecobalamin 500mcg
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I am taking mecobalamin 3 times a day, are there any side effects later? thanks ## Side effects of Mecobalamin (Methylcobalamine) can include any of the following: Gastrointestinal adverse drug reactions including anorexia, nausea, and vomiting. Rashes may also occur sometime. This is definitely the better, non synthetic version of Vitamin B12. So I think if you keep following the dosage instructions on the package you shouldn't experience any (maybe very little) side effects as your body assimilates and uses this nutrient over a long period of time. If you feel like the dose is too high for any reason, just cut back on a dose and work your way up over time. You can view more information about this pill by following the link below... Please post back if you have any other general qu...
Updated 3 months ago.
 
Can't relax in any position but on stomach without pain.
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I cannot lay in any position besides on my stomach, and I also cannot sit in a reclined position for even a few seconds without a horrible reaction. If I move into any of these positions I get instant gas, bloating, diarrhea, abdominal pain, muscle spasms, pain in my hands and feet, confusion and fatigue. I also have developed many food allergies in the last 4-5 years. I cannot tolerate any amount of sugar, alcohol, or yeasts, and I seem to have constant sinus infections. My holistic doctor believes I have Lyme and co-infections, but I am trying to see if there could be a gastro-intestinal explanation for these strange symptoms that seem to be trigured by resting positions. ## I understand why some people try to use holistic medications and treatments, but you do need to be aware that t...
Updated 3 months ago.
 
Libertrim
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What is this drug best used for? I was prescribed this while traveling in Mexico. ## This medication contains Simethicone, and Trimebutine, which is most commonly used to treat intestinal conditions, such as IBS, gas, and spasms. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 3 months ago in Simethicone.
 
Dipera
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Looking for details about this tablet. ## I have a bottle from Mexico (Dipera 2 mg) I do not remember what it is for. Thanks, Gloria ## Dipera is for Diarhea. It has always worked great for us. We got a bottle in Mexico in 2007 and it is still working really good, in fact hubby took one today and an hour later, diarhea was gone. I have shared with family and friends and so far, no one has had any problems. Such a tiny little pill but works so good. ## Dipera contains the active ingredient Loperamide, which is used to treat, or prevent diarrhea. In the U.S. it is available under the brand name Imodium, and the generic. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, flatulence, and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 3 months ago in Loperamide.
 
Trapped gas in upper left quadrant
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What kind of tests are needed to find out if one has 'trapped gas in their quadrant' and what type test is needed to discover if there's a 'twisted bowel'?
Updated 3 months 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 3 months ago in Motofen.
 

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