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Whats donnagel diarrhea medicine?

Whats donnagel diarrhea medicine?

Donnagel may be…: …still available in some countries, but it is no longer commercially available in the United States. Ask your doc for viable alternatives or treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more


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What is donnagel diarrhea medicine?

What is donnagel diarrhea medicine?

Bowel fluid absorber: Donnagel is an over-the-counter anti-diarrhea medication which is no longer available in the us, i believe it is still available in other countries including canada. Although it came in different formulations, the primary ingredient was "attapulgite" which is a clay-like substance which works by absorbing fluid in the intestine. ...Read more

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Is there any certain causative agent that makes one have diarrhea and throwing up at the same time? Or is it just some stomach bug/virus?

Gastroenteritis: There are many causes for this, some due to virus, some to ingested toxic material, some to bacteria, etc. The nature of the offending agent will help to determine whether you get both vomiting and diarrhea or only one of them. Usually this is viral, but as stated above may be of many sources. ...Read more

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Which OTC anti-diarrheal treatment is the fastest acting?

Which OTC anti-diarrheal treatment is the fastest acting?

Don't use..: As a general rule, OTC anti diarrheal meds slow down the gut and make the infection last longer... ...Read more

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Can i take loperamide hydochloride anti diarrheal when im at Paxil (paroxetine) 12.5 mg every day?Thnksss i don't want to take any meds while im on Paxil (paroxetine)

Can i take loperamide hydochloride anti diarrheal when im at Paxil (paroxetine) 12.5 mg every day?Thnksss i don't want to take any meds while im on Paxil (paroxetine)

Talk to your doc: Hello -- you were asking several questions about this issue (diarrhea after being on Paxil (paroxetine) for 2 months) last night. Please contact your prescribing physician and get his or her specific recommendations for you. Working with a doctor who knows you and your case is much better than asking physicians who have never seen you. Be well. ...Read more

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Can these anti-diarrheal pills turn me to an emotional mess?

Shouldn't: But reactions to medications vary and almost anything is possible. Some anti-diarrheal agents have more side effects than others. ...Read more

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Can an anti diarrheal pill make me fail a drug test.

Can an anti diarrheal pill make me fail a drug test.

Certain ones can: If it has a narcotic in it yes. Look at the ingredients or ask your physician or your pharmacist ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to take some anti-diarrheal medicine on a long trip?

Is it a good idea to take some anti-diarrheal medicine on a long trip?

Yes: Always better to be prepared just in case and depending on where u are going u may need to avoid the water and fresh vegetables. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Donnagel (Definition)

Donnagel is an anti-diarrheal agent which is a ...Read more