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Constipation After Taking Imodium
Diarrhea meds: Try not to take meds for diarrhea. Your body is trying to get rid of something - virus, bacteria or toxins and you do not want to keep them in. This is a temporary condition, fortunately. The Imodium (loperamide) will wear off. Meanwhile, drink 6-8 cups of fluid a day, plenty of fiber- fruits, vegetables, and exercise. For most people a bowel movement every 1-2 days is normal. ...Read more
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Magnesium sulphate: It takes about 45 minutes to2to3 hours for it to start working, if it has been that long then you can drink more.It will work and you will go to bathroom again and again till your bowels are cleaned. ...Read more
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,that can cause rectal bleeding.the illness not the medicine. the other dilemma why keflex did you start taking it before the diarrhea,or after. the combination will not cause rectal bleeding. keflex on rare occasion can cause diarrhea. see your doc. ...Read more
Yes, maybe: Anti-diarrheal drugs are helpful in chemotherapy induced diarrhea. However, need to be sure that the diarrhea is from chemotherapy and not infectious -- such as clostridium difficile toxin (cdt) induced diarrhea. Cdt pcr can detect. In that case the bodies natural reaction is to get rid of the toxin by voiding with diarrhea. That diarrhea needs antibiotics for a potentially prolonged time. ...Read more
How long after taking 4 tablets of Dulcolax and miralax (polyethylene glycol) do bowel movements start?
Dulcolax & Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Dulcolax Laxative Tablets usually leads to bowel movement within 6 to 12 hours when taken as directed. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) may produce a bowel movement in one to three days. I can not predict how long it will take if you are mixing doses and medications. ...Read more
Persistent loose stools/diareah , cramping, nausea 3 weeks after taking z pack then tamiflu (oseltamivir). Should i take probiotics orally?
TAKE PROBIOTIC(S): It is not uncommon for antibiotics to disrupt the internal mileu of the gastrointestinal system and thus, cause loose bowels, diarrhea, yeast infection, etc. Good bacteria (e.g., lactobacillus acidophilus) in the gut need to be replenished. Get professional quality probiotics that either: (1) pass through stomach acid without being destroyed; or (2) are very potent (e.g., 100+ billion organisms). ...Read more
Food poisoning. Taking buscopan n loperamide. Still not well after 4 days. Stomach cramp, gas n diarrhoea.Will taking ultracarbon or antibiotics help?
Thoughts..: The symptoms of a viral gastroenteritis lasts anywhere from 3-10 days. We get more concerned about severe or bacterial illness when there is prolonged fever (>3 days), blood in the stool, intense abdominal pain, or not being able to hold anything down. Antibiotics could help if it was a bacterial illness, but it's impossible to know which one to use without a stool culture. ...Read more
Is it okay to take a laxative after being constipated from taking Imodium (loperamide)? tried Stool softeners, but that didn't work.
Day 3 of Rx Miralax (polyethylene glycol) for constipation and still having diarrhea. No regular stools. When is the diarrhea supposed to stop?
No: If you have diarrhea from salmonella, you can take clear liquids and a bland diet until the diarrhea resolves. You should not take imodium, (loperamide) as it will hold the bacteria in with the stool and cause your body to take extra time to clear it out of your system. If you develop fever, abdominal pain or blood in the stool you should see a doctor right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it okay to take linzess (taking it for constipation) along with drinking Metamucil or should I avoid Metamucil while taking linzess?
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