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What medicines are there for loose motion?

What medicines are there for loose motion?

What's the cause?: "Plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Clarify your definition of "diarrhea" then call your doctor please to get checked. ...Read more

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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more


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Can you tell me how I can stop loose motion (diarrhoea)?

Can you tell me how I can stop loose motion (diarrhoea)?

Determine cause: If a patient has diarrhea, the important thing is to determine the cause - that way the treatment can be best directed. Food poisoning or 'gastroenteritis' is a common cause. In those cases, the illness is usually self limited and goes away within a few days. If it's something more, like a malabsorption syndrome, then you really need the help of a GI specialist or someone who can evaluate properly ...Read more

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Please answer! What medicine should I take for loose motion?

Please answer! What medicine should I take for loose motion?

Loperamide: Also known as Imodium (loperamide). Dose is one tab now and 1 tabs after each loos bowel movement. Please read warnings on package. ...Read more

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Hi, need something to stop loose motion. (it's due to long term medication and unable to stop those tablets) please give me an advice. Thanks?

Hi, need something to stop loose motion. (it's due to long term medication and unable to stop those tablets) please give me an advice. Thanks?

Lose stools: Need to what medication is causing the problem and why you taking it for long time, We can make the right suggestions only when we know the clinical situation. ...Read more

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My 5 year daughter is having loose motion for two days. What medicine should I give her?

My 5 year daughter is having loose motion for two days. What medicine should I give her?

No meds: Slightly loose stools (4-5 watery stools/day), avoid milk and milk products for a couple of days, avoid heavy, spicy or fried foods, and give plenty of clear fluids (water, weak tea, pedialyte or watered down gatorade). Call your doctor if diarrhea > 1 week, or if vomiting or fever occurs. ...Read more

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My 2months 15 days old son having loose motion 4 times with in a day. I give power gyl cipla medicine 2 times 1.5ml. But he don't have any relief.

My 2months 15 days old son having loose motion 4 times with in a day. I give power gyl cipla medicine 2 times 1.5ml. But he don't have any relief.

Stop Powergyl!: Please do not give your infant this medicine for the loose motion. It is an anti-fungal and antibiotic that has no use in young infants! It is not uncommon for infants to have loose motions for 4 times, as long as he is well otherwise. If he has real diarrhea, follow these instructions:
http://www. Healthychildren. Org/English/health-issues/conditions/abdominal/Pages/Diarrhea. Aspx ...Read more

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Suffering from loose motion and fever for last 36 hours and medicine is not working. Have tried norflox. Please suggest

Suffering from loose motion and fever for last 36 hours and medicine is not working. Have tried norflox. Please suggest

Stomach Flu: I am very surprised anyone would put you on an antibiotic for this so early in the illness when it is stomach flu season. The flu is caused by a virus and not by a bacteria. Did a real doctor prescribe this antibiotic for you it seems inappropriate to me. ...Read more

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My 3 years old daughter is suffering from loose motion she is taking her medicines but right now she did a green motion pls advice?

My 3 years old daughter is suffering from loose motion she is taking her medicines but right now she did a green motion pls advice?

Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more

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Feeling vomiting and having loose motion. Have taken medicines but no reaction took place.

Feeling vomiting and having loose motion. Have taken medicines but no reaction took place.

Gastroenteritis: You may have a food poison they are usually self limiting in 48- 72 hrs, just make sure keep yourself is well hydrated. If symptoms prolong more than that you may need antibiotic. ...Read more

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My 4 year old nephew has loose motion since he born 10-15 times a day and his digestive system does not stop any food longer and everything goes out.

My 4 year old nephew has loose motion since he born 10-15 times a day and his digestive system does not stop any food longer and everything goes out.

Chronic diarrhea: 4 year old with chronic diarrhea, is he gaining any weight or grawing? Any workup done? This could be a malabsorption disrsese, a gastroentrologist might help reach a diagnosis for this child. Good luck. Have ...Read more

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I want to know that a6month baby whose new teeth are coming does have loosemotion if so then how to stop the loose motion please help me?

I want to know that a6month baby whose new teeth are coming does have loosemotion if so then how to stop the loose motion please help me?

Teething doesn't: Cause fever or diarrhea. The most likely causes are a viral illness or, possibly, a food intolerance. If he appears ill, see your pediatrician. To avoid cavities, wipe out his teeth & mouth with a soft cloth after feeds, especially before you put him to bed drowsy, but awake, to learn to fall asleep on his own. Take him for his 1st visit to a pediatric dentist now or by his 1st birthday. ...Read more

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Hi, I am from India but in US now. I have loose motion (Watery) since couple of days. Can I take Loperamide medicine (googled it) OTC? Is it safe? TY

Hi, I am from India but in US now. I have loose motion (Watery) since couple of days. Can I take Loperamide medicine (googled it) OTC? Is it safe? TY

Loperamide is safe: Yes, you could take Imodium (loperamide) over the counter, it is safe. Try it and hopefully it will help, however if you take loperamide and continue to have diarrhea for more than two days then you should see a doctor to treat the underlying cause of diarrhea (ie. Possible infection). Make sure you drink plenty of water while on loperamide as well. ...Read more

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My 4 month baby suffering from cold and cough and loose motion since 4 days. My doctor adviced some medicine but there is no improvement. Please help?

My 4 month baby suffering from cold and cough and loose motion since 4 days. My doctor adviced some medicine but there is no improvement. Please help?

Limits on meds: 60% of respiratory infections of children are due viruses (colds). Studies now show very unsafe to give infants cough medications. American Academy if Pediatrucs says no child under six should take these. Most colds pass in a week. Bulb suction for comfort, cool must humidifier. Vaseline on butt to protect from diarrhea. Be patient - if worsens check with your doctor but no meds are recommended ...Read more

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3 month baby has blood in loose motion. Dr gave antibiotic, blood stop, now again blood aftr antibiotic course. Motion with evry feed. Wht 2 do? No fever

3 month baby has blood in loose motion. Dr gave antibiotic, blood stop, now again blood aftr antibiotic course. Motion with evry feed. Wht 2 do? No fever

Test a stool: Get a second Pediatrician opinion and test a stool for a culture, cell count and stain. You should know what underlying problem your Doctor is treating and if the treatment is appropriate or not. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am passing loose motion for the past 2 weeks. I m given medicines prodep, petril, andmirtaz bbecause of low serotonin level in my brain., wat s d cause?

I am passing loose motion for the past 2 weeks. I m given medicines prodep, petril, andmirtaz bbecause of low serotonin level in my brain., wat s d cause?

"low seratonin"?: u mention u were rx'ed mirtazepine, fluoxetine, & clonazepam, & that ur doc said these were to treat "low seratonin in my brain" Ur treatment & the stated explanation are commonly used in depression +/- anxiety. What ur doc mentioned is a very general understanding of what causes MDD, but the best way to find out more about ur illness & diagnosis is 2 discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Can you tell if it is proper take oral rehydration solution to manage frequent loose motion for a patient taking high blood pressure controlling medicine?

Can you tell if it is proper take oral rehydration solution to manage frequent loose motion for a patient taking high blood pressure controlling medicine?

Too complicated: This question is too complex to answer thoughtfully. It would be unreasonable to answer this question without much more information and probably without examining you. You should see your doctor for advice to help control your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why would Ayurvedic medicines cause eye burning, loose motion and vomiting?

Why would Ayurvedic medicines cause eye burning, loose motion and vomiting?

Dangerous: Since there is no control over what is in ayurvedic medications, it is not unusual that they may cause unpleasant or even dangerous side-effects. One study of these medications showed toxic levels of heavy metals. Do yourself a favor and do not take these. Natural does not mean healthy. ...Read more

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Sir what we do if we have loose motion.?

Sir what we do if we have loose motion.?

Gastroenteritis: Electrolyte solution for hydration, no milk or milk products, no juice, only soups and bread and brat diet. ...Read more

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Loose motion which tablet I take better?

Loose motion which tablet I take better?

What's the cause?: "plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...Read more

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I am having loose motion what should I eat?

I am having loose motion what should I eat?

Bland: Try to stick to bland foods. There is the BRAT diet which is bananas, rice, applesauce and toast. I generally also recommend some probiotic which you can purchase over the counter to help destabilize your gut flora. ...Read more

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What would I do to get recovered from loose motion?

Bland diet: Eat a bland diet and pleanty of liquids. If it continues then go to your doctor. ...Read more

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8.5 months kid having loose motion. Should I be concerned?

8.5 months kid having loose motion. Should I be concerned?

Loose Poop: No as long as your infant is happy and gaining weight. Up to 3 loose poops a day can be normal in an infant, usually due to diet, so less fruit, more grains and you may see a difference. But if your baby is happy and gaining weight, I would suggest doing nothing. ...Read more

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Since one month I am having loose motion steady twice a month?

Since one month I am having loose motion steady twice a month?

Not sure: Please reword your question as I'm not sure what you're asking. Perhaps wording it in a different way will allow one of the doctors on healthtap to be helpful to you. ...Read more

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Take oral contraceptic pils during loose motion will be effective or not?

Take oral contraceptic pils during loose motion will be effective or not?

Yes: If you are asking if a loose bowel movement will impair the effectiveness of your oral contraceptive, the answer is no. If you were having severe explosive diarrhea the the pills could travel through your bowel too fast to be absorbed. This would be very unusual and would require urgent treatment in and of itself. ...Read more

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I am suffering from loose motion since early morning. I'm already gone 3 times for potty. Please give me suggestion.

I presume you are: Speaking about frequent, loose bowel movements, often called diarrhea. It is not unusual to go on for a day or two, usually due to mild viral illness or food "poisoning." Drink plenty of clear liquids: water, broth, juice (avoid caffeine/alcohol).Try soda crackers, toast, eggs, rice or chicken. Avoid dairy, fatty, high fiber/highly seasoned foods. OTC meds OK: Imodium A-D, Pepto-Bismol. Stay well! ...Read more