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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
No.: Charcoal absorbs toxins in the bowel; drug test looks for them in the urine or blood.
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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
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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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience in Urgent Care
You may.: Activated charcoal can itself absorb a great deal of acid, thus reducing pain. You may or may not need to take your Omeprazol on top of it. It probabl ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on bowel...: ...Transit time. Ac stays in the bowel, never goes anywhere else in the body, so when you no longer see charcoal in the stool, it's gone.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Activated charcoal: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/activated-charcoal-uses-risks
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes.: If it works for you, great. Charcoal is not absorbed into the body from the bowel, so there are no toxic effects.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Abrasive: The power most likely will be too abrasive for your teeth. You will wear them away and need a fair amount of restorative dentistry to correct the dama ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Possibly not: What is the purpose of taking it daily? If it is for bloating, you need to see your doctor to find out the cause. Although not been studied, I am c ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Conconctions: You can do whatever you like. It makes no sense to me. Why would you want to do that?

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