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can Imodium cause nausea

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Diarrhea: Increase fiber intake. The classical diet for children with diarrhea is abbreviated BRAT for -Bananas -Rice -Applesauce -Toast Good luck

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Mostly water: The lost weight was mostly water. If the diarrhea is gone and the person is back on normal diet, the lost weight will be made up in a week or so , if ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Loperamide: Loperamide is a pregnancy category C drug-animal studies have failed to show harm. No controlled human studies. Which means one dose is unlikely to c ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: Imodium (loperamide) is considered safe in pregnancy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
11 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Imodium (loperamide) does not get absorbed and is highly unlikely to contribute to stone formation.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
No: There is no evidence of an association between Imodium (loperamide) and kidney stones. Imodium (loperamide) is not absorbed from the bowel.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably ok: It is likely ok for people with chronic diarrhea. Obviously too high a dose may lead to constipation instead. Glad that this works for you.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No: The main ingredient of Imodium is loperamide. It works by slowing intestinal transit time, which gives the bowels more time to reabsorb water. It does ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Not really: no relation to the medicine my first question is why you are taking the combination? Imodium for diarrhea,my guess you might be having gastroenteritis ... Read More
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