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Is there alternative to the drug cisapride?

Is there alternative to the drug cisapride?

Possibly: Cisapride was an pro motility agent. There are currently alternatives. Check with a gastroenterologist for a potential drug. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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My 2 week baby had a stool analysis with +1 undigested sugars; Doctor said breastfeed no dairy prod and gave us Cisapride and Ranitidine, is it ok?

My 2 week baby had a stool analysis with +1 undigested sugars; Doctor said breastfeed no dairy prod and gave us Cisapride and Ranitidine, is it ok?

Not sure. : Usually cisapride is given for reflux and ranitidine is used for hyper acidity causing severe episodes of crying and may be used concurrently if a mixture of symptoms are present. But u have mentioned only a stool test which tells us only about 1+ sugar. So the history is incomplete about making a judgment. ...Read more

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I am 60 yrs old. I always feel like there is something in my throat. Got EH and benign thyroid tumor. Took propulsid and felt better. Stop& bcome wors?

I am 60 yrs old. I always feel like there is something in my throat. Got EH and benign thyroid tumor. Took propulsid and felt better. Stop& bcome wors?

Ans: If you feel there is something in the throat you should be checked and scoped. You could have a multitude of possibilities so get checked ...Read more

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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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How much maximum onion one can eat in day without any side effects?

How much maximum onion one can eat in day without any side effects?

Variable effects: Different people have different tolerances for foods like onions, even though they're very nutritious (as per dr. Fowler)! eat them ; you'll be getting lots of flavonoids including quercetin that help your immune system http://tinyurl.Com/kfpegph several servings a week can decrease risk of cancer. To specifically decrease oral ; esophageal cancer risk, eat 1/2 cup/day in some form. Bon appetit! ...Read more

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Dr. Robin Rothstein
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Cisapride (Definition)

Cisapride is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more