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activated charcoal adverse effects

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No: There are none, except that the activated charcoal is used to bind the medication to prevent its absorption through the gastric lining. Therefore it's ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: No.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Activated charcoal binds to the medicine in the gut to prevent further absorption to the blood stream.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Absorbs...: ...Many drugs and toxins as well as gets bacteria to stick to it, and carries them out of the bowel.
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