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Antidiarrheal (Overview)

An anti-diarrhoeal drug (or anti-diarrheal drug in american english) is any medication which provides symptomatic relief for diarrhoea.


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Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Flavedon: Read this article first===>http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/trimetazidine. The drug is principally used now for patients with angina (heart pain) and has been shown to be effective. It should not be used if you have any movement disorders such a s restless leg syndrome or parkinson's-like neurologist symptoms. Rad the side effects and you and your doctor van decide whether its right for you. ...Read more

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Antidiarrheal (Overview)

An anti-diarrhoeal drug (or anti-diarrheal drug in american english) is any medication which provides symptomatic relief for diarrhoea.


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Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Agree w Dr. McGee: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: antidiarrheal?

What is the definition or description of: antidiarrheal?

See below: An anti-diarrhoeal drug (or anti-diarrheal drug in american english) is any medication which provides symptomatic relief for diarrhoea. ...Read more

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Which antidiarrheal is recommended for chronic diarrhea?

Which antidiarrheal is recommended for chronic diarrhea?

See a doctor: It is not safe to use over-the-counter antidiarrheals for chronic diarrhea without first seeing a doctor and being checked out. There are several serious conditions such as cronh's disease and celiac disease that need to be investigated if your doctor sees fit. The best thing to do in the meanwhile is to stay hydrated. Certain foods such as bread, bananas, rice etc can help. Avoid simple sugars. ...Read more

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Can I take antibiotics or over-the-counter anti-diarrheal drug for an e. Coli infection?

Can I take antibiotics or over-the-counter anti-diarrheal drug for an e. Coli infection?

Yes: The strains of e.Coli that cause travelers diarrhea can be treated with the antibiotics Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or rifaximin. Antidiarrheal can be taken for symptoms. In the past there was some concern that antidiarrheals would prolong the infection, but that does not seem to be the case. ...Read more

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What antidiarrhea meds can be given to children below 5 years?

What antidiarrhea meds can be given to children below 5 years?

Yes.: The best first choice is a pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) formulation which can be given without a prescription. Instructions on how much to give are predicated on body weight and should be on the bottle. ...Read more

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Does taking antidiarrhea pills decrease urination also?

Does taking antidiarrhea pills decrease urination also?

Yes, depending...: Yes, depending on which medication you are taking. If you are taking a medication like Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine), (diphenoxylat and atropine) (diphenoxylate hydrochloride and atropine sulfate),it definitely can. Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is an anticholinergic medication which slows the movement of the bowels but can also cause difficulty urinating. If you are having trouble urinating, stop the medication and if your symptoms do not resolve, see your doctor. ...Read more

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