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How Do Antacids Work
Neutralize: Neutralize excess acid from GI tract.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: Debbie, Beta blockers act on the epinepherine (adrenaline) receptor. They block it, stopping the epi from attaching to it. The functional result is that they act to slow your heart rate and lower your blood pressure. They are excellent blood pressure medicines if you need them. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends site of infe: It depends on site of infection and the antibiotics used.If the culture shows sensitivity to certain antibiotic for lowe UTI it takes 7to10 days for infection to clear.But if the infection is high up in kidneys(pyelonephritis)you may need longer course of antibiotics 2weeks or more to clear the infection. ...Read more
12 to48 hours: It start working in 12 to 48 hours, but can take up to 3 days to work. ...Read more
R/O IBS: IBS = diagnosis of exclusion. SX can be managed You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Some see improvement in 2-6 wks ...Read more
See below: Xenical works in the presence of dietary fat and reduces the absorption of dietary fat by approximately 30%. The body will naturally tap into existing body fat stores for energy, which will result in a loss of body fat provided a balanced diet and regular physical activity is undertaken. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acute? Chronic?: Acute bronchitis is caused by infection, usually either bacterial or viral. If there is a bacterial infection, antibiotics are used to eradicate it. Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is typically treated with bronchodilators to relieve bronchospasm and steroid inhalers to reduce inflammation as well as smoking cessation to slow disease progression and prevent further complications. ...Read more
Magnesium Tablets: Magnesium is the relaxation mineral, as compared to calcium, which is the contraction mineral for muscles. I.V. magnesium starts working immediately. Oral magnesium has to be absorbed in the G.I. tract, which would vary person to person. Keep in mind that it can vary up to 8 fold from person to person how much magnesium a person needs, as well. ...Read more
Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) help gas and if it does how Long do does it take to work?
Peptobismol: Bismuth sub salicylate has been stated to treat many gastrointestinal disorders. It is pink and you can buy it over the counter. It does contain aspirin which is absorbed. It does not specifically treat gas but slows down your bowel. It stars it helps indigestion and heartburn. It works rapidly within 15-30 minutes. It should not be given to children. It also interferes with other drugs. Best. ...Read more
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