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Doctor insights on: Meds That Can Cause Dirreaha

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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


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I gave my 6 yr old daughter mineral oil 2 days ago for constipation. Now she has had dirreaha not constantly for a day. Is this part of the mineral oi?

I gave my 6 yr old daughter mineral oil 2 days ago for constipation. Now she has had dirreaha not constantly for a day. Is this part of the mineral oi?

Most likely: You didn't mention how much you gave her. It is possible that you may have given her too much- consult with your doctor on how much to give her. ...Read more

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Dirreaha stomach cramps 2 days could it be a stomach virus what should I do for relief pepto?

Dirreaha stomach cramps 2 days could it be  a stomach virus what should I do for relief pepto?

Gastroenteritis: Yes, peptobismol should be fine. Just keep yourself well hydrated and hope you get over this soon., . ...Read more

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Iam taking clairthomycin for a throat infection. I have dirreaha since taking it why? My doctor did not do a step test either just looked at my throat

Iam taking clairthomycin for a throat infection. I have dirreaha since taking it why? My doctor did not do a step test either just looked at my throat

Side effect: That is a possible side effect of the medication. Some strept tests can be false negatives and a doctors exam is often enough to make a clinical decision of the need for treatment. If you are not able to tolerate the side effects, let your dr. Know. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Wat are the main meds that can cause c diff? Can u get c diff without taking meds?

Wat are the main meds that can cause c diff? Can u get c diff without taking meds?

Antibiotics/Yes,,,: Antibiotics are the main reason for a c diff infection as c diff is present in your intestines and is relatively harmless unless an antibiotic wipes out other bacteria that compete with it there. Clindamycin among others is a common cause of this. Since it's in your gut and in hospitals it's possible to have at least a mild infection of this without meds. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What are meds that can cause bone loss?

What are  meds that can cause bone loss?

Bone loss: There are a number of medical conditions and medications that can cause bone loss. That said, it is uncommon in a 37 year old woman unless there is a medical condition or a medication that is causing this. Have you had a bone density test and if so what did it show? If you have not had a test but think it necessary please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Tingling numbness in hands and legs. Any meds that can cause that?

Tingling numbness in hands and legs. Any meds that can cause that?

Many: In neurology practices topamax (topiramate) is probably the commonest one to do so. Beta blockers, cancer chemotherapy drugs, excess vitamin b6 are also some of the causes. Look online at a drug's prescribing information, also known as "package insert", for more details about any particular drug's side-effects. ...Read more

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Is there any meds that can cause u to need to take a fiber supplement daily to have a productive bowel movement?

Is there any meds that can cause u to need to take a fiber supplement daily to have a productive bowel movement?

Lots: Lots of meds can cause constipation, either by slowing transit time, increasing water extraction from bowel, both mechs, or other. Can include narcotics, calcium channel blockers for BP and heart conditions, calcium supp, other
fiber stimulates bms by increasing water in the bowel, making for a bigger, bulkier, softer stool; increases the stretch and then the contractions of the bowel. ...Read more

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What are the top meds that can cause a false positive on UA drug screenings? I take alot of meds for my stomach,depression, anxiety with pain meds to

What are the top meds that can cause a false positive on UA drug screenings? I take alot of meds for my stomach,depression, anxiety  with pain meds to

See answer: False positive for what substance? If you have a legitimate medical illness for which you take a prescribed med(s), you should not have to worry about passing a urine drug screen. If you can be more specific and re-submit question, we may be better able to respond. Take care. ...Read more

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What meds cause diabetes?

What meds cause diabetes?

'bring out': Is better terminology

corticosteroids most typical, in any form

hydrochlorothiazide and statins can bring it out, their value in individual patients usually outweight any risk. ...Read more

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Can this drug cause hallucinations ?

Can this drug cause hallucinations ?

Hallucinations: Some drugs, mostly illicit drugs, can, but I am not sure which drug u r referring to! ...Read more

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Which type of drug that can cause ascitis?

Which type of drug that can cause ascitis?

None: Please consult this site for causes of ascites.

http://www.emedicinehealth.com/ascites/page2_em.htm ...Read more

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What are causes of false positive drug tests?

Positive drug tests: You have taken something that shows up with the test used. Discuss with your tester as there are many different tests. ...Read more

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Which meds do you think could cause sudden itching?

Which meds do you think could cause sudden itching?

Narcotics: Many narcotics especially IV can cause itching. ...Read more

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Does drug use cause a loss of control of your bowels?

Does drug use cause a loss of control of your bowels?

Drugs and bowels: Various drugs have differing effects on the bowels. The most common outcome for opiate users is severe constipation. One can also have incontinence of stool when he or she is very intoxicated. Just a few more reasons not to use illegal drugs! Get help if you need it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could any of my meds cause a false positive for a benzo?

None of your: profile is showing - so there is not a way to answer this. ...Read more

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What drug can cause instant sleep and what is the dosage?

What drug can cause instant sleep and what is the dosage?

None really: Really the only types of drugs that can create an instant sleep would probably be those used for surgeries, etc. I would talk to a doctor. Don't mess around with questionable drugs and dosages. ...Read more

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Difficulty concentrating. Which common meds can cause that?

Difficulty concentrating. Which common meds can cause that?

Med side effects: Any medication that sedates or causes dry mouth or constipation (anticholinergic meds) can cause memory problems. This includes pain meds, antihistamines, decongestants, drugs of abuse like alcohol, cocaine, marijuana. ...Read more

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What could cause false positives and negatives on a drug test?

That depends on: which drug on the panel you are referring to. If you re-ask and advise of the specific drug - then this can be researched. ...Read more

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Do you know of a different BP med that doesn't cause urine loss?

Do you know of a different BP med that doesn't cause urine loss?

BP meds: There are many non-diuretic anti-hypertension medications available. Discuss your concerns with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can there be some kind of drug that causes one to cough constantly?

Can there be some kind of drug that causes one to cough constantly?

ACE inhibitor: The class of medication called ace inhibitor used for high blood pressure has a side effect of causing cough in about 10% of people who take it. Also, the class of medications called beta-blockers can induce asthma in susceptible people causing cough, wheeze and difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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My question is what causes a not positive and not negative drug test?

Don't understand ?: "not positive" and "not negative" can mean what is called an "indeterminate" test, which can mean that the test was just at the cut-off that the test uses for a positive - the cut-off for thc is (say) 50 ng/ml and the test comes out 48 ng/ml, that particular test may give a signal that it is indeterminate. It may also indicate interfering substances, water loading or other things. ...Read more

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What are some common health-related issues caused by illicit drug use?

What are some common health-related issues caused by illicit drug use?

Lots: Depending upon the drug of choice one can develop hepatitis, Hep C. overdose, kidney problems, heart arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, tooth loss, cirrhosis, immune disorders, sudden death, abscesses, MRSA, Cytomegalovirus, stroke, seizure, psychosis, chronic depression, serotonin depletion, tolerance, pancreatitis, wasting syndromes, cardiomyopathy, respiratory suppression, withdrawal. ...Read more

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I have nf 1. Its causes seizers but i can't take meds. How can I stop them with out meds?

I have nf 1. Its causes seizers but i can't take meds. How can I stop them with out meds?

Work with doc: A seizure disorder is worrisome & if related to a structural defect like in nf, it can be a progressive problem. You say you can't take meds ? You may not have been tolerant to those tried before but their are many that could help that you should try before giving up. Work with a neurologist & come up with a workable plan. ...Read more

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Suffering body pain. Maybe d.E.S. Drug has caused my structural deformaties. Could it be?

Suffering body pain. Maybe d.E.S. Drug has caused my structural deformaties. Could it be?

Doubtful: Des has been off the market for decadesa and the structural anomalies are well defined. Talk them over with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are my meds the cause for my "heightened emotions"? I feel emotionally unstable, what should I do?

Are my meds the cause for my "heightened emotions"? I feel emotionally unstable, what should I do?

What medications?: I'm sorry, but you haven't shared the medications you're taking. Please see a psychiatrist about these concerns, since a whole history can be taken and a personalized answer supplied. There are many excellend psychiatrists in your city (musc also has an academic psychiatry department.) best wishes. ...Read more