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Can I take gaviscon and buscopan

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Ibs: Buscopan is antispasmotic while paramol is a narcotic. The combination may make you sleepy.

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Pharmacist: Check with your pharmacist as I believe that gaviscon tablets contain sugar while the liquid preparation doesn't. Gaviscon also may affect the way th... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes they can be: There is no significant interaction between the two meds and so their use together should be ok. Nevertheless, unexpected reaction can occur and so if... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julien Fahed
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes but: You can take all 3 meds together. They work in a different way. But be careful motilium was banned in france with a black box warning, it can cause ve... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmed Seman
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Decreases absorption: Buscopan absorption will be decreased by maalox, and you might not get the full benefit from buscopan.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Pharmacist: I suggest that you talk to your pharmacist as long term exposure to the aluminum in gaviscon may cause metabolic effects such as low serum phosphate.... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Depends on type: There are different types of Gaviscon and I'm not sure which type you are asking about. I'd avoid the types that have aluminum hydroxide as aluminum i... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Gaviscon: Since gaviscon creates a foam barrier at the junction of the esophagus and stomach, it interferes with medications entering the stomach. Accordingly o... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Gaviscon and others: You could but not sure why. Both the Nexium and Ranitidine should keep any heartburn or acid reflux under control (assuming that is why you are taki... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Sanders
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Gavisvon: It should be safe. Some medication absorption is affected by antacids, not sure about propranolol and you could check with your pharmacist or just mak... Read More