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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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Can take the medazine and Imodium with hydrate solutions and bed rest . If not settling, please see your family physician.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes: They both contain the same active ingredient. Usually generics are as effective as brand name drugs.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelesh Tipnis
24 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Imodium (loperamide) not for acid: Imodium (loperamide) is an opiod (narcotic) antagonist. It is designed to help decrease the contractions of the muscles of the stomach, intestine and ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia, diarrhea: You may have inflammatory bowel disease like ulcerative colitis or an invasive bacterial intestinal tract infection. Anemia will be aggravated and cau ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Diarrhea: Diarrhea can be a side effect of Flagyl and should improve about 3 days after you stop it. Evidence based guidelines show that it is safe to take Imod ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Discontinue Imodium (loperamide) : Imodium (loperamide) decrease bowel movement. Thus, it might stop diarrhea temporarily but it can cause paralysis of your bowel causing nausea even vo ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Test food allergy: Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting can sometimes be signs of food allergy or sensitivity. Keep a diet diary for two weeks noting the foods eaten and the s ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: It is not normal to have diarrhea, so one can look for the usual causes of temporary diarrhea, with temporary meaning it will go away in a day or a fe ... Read More

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