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Dicyclomine And Carafate
Yes: Not only can you, but since it sounds like you are having gastrointestinal symptoms it is wise to take probiotics. See this series of articles for more on natural approaches for intestinal issues: http://chriskresser.Com/heartburn if you are having irritable bowel problems consider the fodmap diet: http://stanfordhospital.Org/digestivehealth/nutrition/dh-low-fodmap-diet-handout.Pdf. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but only if...: Yes, you can take those medications together assuming that same physician prescribed all 3 for you and that you purchased at same pharmacy (so that pharmacist can point out interactions). While there's not an absolute reason not to take together, there are some concerns for aggravating potential side effects by taking 1st & 2nd drugs together (http://goo.gl/jjvLRp). So do be careful! ...Read more
Yes, but: what are you treating? Bisacodyl is a laxative. Bentyl (dicyclomine) is an antispasmodic. To some extent the laxative would cause cramps to cause a movement and ease constipation. If this is your primary problem then you should just take the laxative. If cramps is the primary problem and you are not constipated, you don't need a laxative. ...Read more
Can you take prozac, protonix, (pantoprazole) phillips colon health rantanadine, clyndamicin, and gas x and levsin together?
Yes.: Most of your medications seem to target either acid reflux , epigastric pain and gas except for Clindamycin and Prozac (fluoxetine) and one is an antispasmodic. Were they prescribed at the same time? Maybe you should go back to your doctor and see if they can be simplified. I do not however see any drug drug interaction between them. ...Read more
I have mild gastritis and IBS .My GI doctor prescribed me librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) with cilidium .Can i take omeprazole with librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) or not .
Yes: The 2 medications do not interact.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why?: What are you trying to treat? If your symptoms are not controlled with one drug, it is time to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have mild gastritis and IBS .I am taking librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) with cilidium for ibs.What should I take for gastritis. Prilosec or pantoprazole?
No: Drugs interact with Plavix are most ppis (nexium, Prilosec class of drugs).Tagamet (generic name: cimetidine) prozac, sarafem, and symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine) (generic name: fluoxetine) luvox (generic name: fluvoxamine) ticlid (generic name: ticlopidine) diflucan (generic name: fluconazole) nizoral (generic name: ketoconazole) vfend (generic name: voriconazole) intelence (generic name: etravirine) felbatol ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The answer...: ....To what will help with a distended abdomen depends entirely on the cause of the distention. Probiotics are helpful with a lot of digestive issues, if you take them regularly. The two meds you mention reduce stomach acid and are unlikely to help with distention. If this is happening often, look to your diet for a solution. This problem is often diet related. ...Read more
Can i take librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) on an empty stomach? Also, can i take zantac and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) together before lunch and dinner?
Meds: There can be interaction between zantac and Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) although the interaction is minor. It should be safe to take together. Although uncommon the zantac can raise librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) level. This would cause dry mouth, constipation, blurry vision. ...Read more
To take prilosec, pepto bismal, and aciphex (rabeprazole) for my acidic stomach. Howeverit doesnnausea. Are these normal side-effects of surgery?
Surgery?: Are you talking about cholecystectomy (gallbladder surgery), I am assuming this is the case because usually it is followed by post-cholecystectomy syndrome, taking such medications for acidity indicates there is something serious needs to be taking care of with possibility of gastric ulcer. ...Read more
Same thing: dicyclomine is the generic name for bentyl, so they are the same. Biggest question is why would you take it? If you've been told you have irritable bowel then find the cause rather than take a bad med to treat the symptoms! Go to A4M.com and use doctor locator tab to find an anti-aging doctor near you to do a gut/stool evaluation with a Genova CDSA or similar. Get the answer and get healthy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic diarrhea from iliestomy and j pouch. Imodium, lomotil doesn't work. Should i try carafate (sucralfate)?
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