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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?
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
My loose motions does not stop even after taking lots of medicines since four months. Please help me.
Could you tell me why my loose motions does not stop even after taking lots of medicines for 3 months?
What do you suggest if my loose motions does not stop even after taking lots of medicines since 03 months.?
Chronic Diarrhea: Please see a Gastroenterologist ASAP. Chronic Diarrhea diagnosis looks at factors like pain, gas, bloating, blood in the stool, weight loss, fever, chills to differentiate between functional and organic causes. The risk of severe dehydration and metabolic acid/base disturbance is real so don't delay your comprehensive full history and exam please. ...Read more
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
Diarrhea: When you say "loose motions", I think diarrhea or loose, frequent bowel movements. If that's the case, you want to first be sure that you don't see any blood in the stool, that you don't have fever/sweats/chills, or abdominal pain out of the ordinary. Black tarry stools are also a bad sign, too. Your pharmacist can point you to many over-the-counter anti-diarrhea treatments. ...Read more
Yes: Scopolamine patches are fairly effective, but work best if applied the night before travel. All drugs in this class share side effects of dry mouth, constipation, and sedation. They may also potentiate the effects of alcohol or other sedating drugs. Check with your doctor for interactions with any other medications you are taking or other underlying medical conditions. ...Read more
The best is Valium: Valium and other benzodiazepines are preferable to medications like Meclizine (antivert). Medicines like meclizine, bonine and dramamine (dimenhydrinate) are all based on the phenothiazine meds and were discovered as failed antipsychotics. They didn't help psychotic symptoms but made people less dizzy. Valium works great and the side effect profile is preferable so most ear specialists use these medications. ...Read more
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
My son is 2 years old and suffering from loose motions from yesterday please tell me about some best medicines?
Why should v take avomine (for motion sickness) a night before for long journeys? Do the effect of the medicine increase?
EFFECTIVE IF TAKEN:
It is most effective if taken night before or taken prieor to start of journey as it takes time for it to be absorped and be in blood before you are in motion. It will stay in your system for 2to4days as its half life is 10to19 hours
so if you are on a long cruise you need to take it evey 2to3 days. ...Read more
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.
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
Yes and no:
Motion sickness is common and can be disabling. It is thought to be due to sensory conflict in the vestibular system. Natural treatment, like habituation can be effective and has few adverse effects, but can be unpleasant and time consuming
hyoscine is effective preventive medication for which oral preparations and transdermal patches work. Ginger & bracelets have not been proven in clinical trial. ...Read more
Start with avoiding: Start with prevention. Car: sit front seat, look in the distance. Plane: window seat, look at horizon. Boat: up on deck, look at motion of horizon. Do not read while traveling. Avoid heavy food before traveling. Use of ginger is questionable. Last, ask your pharmacist for otc antihistamines. ...Read more
Sleep, light meal: Being well rested will help greatly. Eat a light meal before the activity - an empty stomach will make it worse. Reduce stress - prepare in advance, make sure you schedule plenty of time and arrive early. Prognosis-good: motion sickness lessens as you get used to the activity. If all else fails, verapamil is a non-sedating prescription medication some find helpful for preventing motion sickness. ...Read more
Motion Sickness: Acupressure, acupuncture ; sea-bands can be used for motion sickness. Ginger ; peppermint tea are also natural approaches to motion sickness. Dramamine can be taken orally or scopolamine can be used as a patch. Zofran ; Phenergan (promethazine) as sometimes prescribed for the nausea that can occur with motion sickness. ...Read more
Motion sickness: There are medications available however they would need to be prescribed by a pediatrician. It is worth noting, however, the american academy of pediatrics suggests trying to deal with motion sickness in children by focusing youngsters' attention away from their queasiness. Listen to the radio or tapes, watch movies, sing or talk. Also, direct their attention at things outside the car, not at books or games, and make sure they look out the front windowwhere there appears to be less motion. ...Read more
Suffering from loose motion and fever for last 36 hours and medicine is not working. Have tried norflox. Please suggest
I was feeling anul pain. Doctor said that ur anus opening have got small. He gave 15 days medicine. After taking medicine, I am getting loose gelly motion?
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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?
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
Can a patient using revolade in itp can use other medicines for for the side effects occur like loose motions?
Revolade: Check with your pharmacist for drug-drug interactions. The answer to your question will depend upon what you plan to use. ...Read more
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