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What is the best GI cocktail to help ucler tearment?

What is the best  GI cocktail to help ucler tearment?

See below: Carafate slurry (on empty stomach) forms a "patch" on ulcers. Ppis (prilosec, prevacid, et al) block acid secretion; lower acidity allows uncers to heal. Combo of 2 meds should heal faster. ...Read more

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Gastroenterology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the function and disorders of the entire digestive tract, which begins at the lips and ends at the anus. Included organs are the pancreas, ...Read more


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Is a GI cocktail safe for heart patients?

Is a GI cocktail safe for heart patients?

Yes: A gastrointestinal cocktail, known as a GI cocktail, is a generic term for a mixture of liquid antacid, viscous lidocaine, and an anticholinergic primarily used to treat dyspepsia. It is used to see if the pain is caused by acid reflux or if there are other causes. It is often one of the first things that a patient gets in the er if they are having abdominal/chest pain. ...Read more

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Do I take the GI cocktail on an empty stomach?

Do I take the GI cocktail on an empty stomach?

Depends on what for: Generally "GI cocktail" is antacid/anti-gas/numbing medicines. Taken when symptoms e.g. heartburn/dyspepsia occur, often to distinguish causes but not as long-term remedy - thus when taken depends more on when sxs than necessarily timing of meals. Would require MD followup esp w Gastroenterologist if persistent to assess causes. Happy to review the details in consultation, if further question ...Read more

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My stomach dr call me in some meds. he call in GI cocktail. i was wondering what it is used for. he said i had oral thrush. ?

My stomach dr call me in some meds. he call in GI cocktail. i was wondering what it is used for. he said i had oral thrush. ?

Antifubgal: The GI cocktail is non specific term to describe a bunch of meds together. You would have to ask your doctor for clarification. It may have Antifungal meds for the thrush ...Read more

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12y/o w/ recurring severe upper abdo pain&weight loss.US&labs normal.No FA or celiac. Been to ER 2x & GI cocktail makes it worse. possible causes?

12y/o w/ recurring severe upper abdo pain&weight loss.US&labs normal.No FA or celiac. Been to ER 2x & GI cocktail makes it worse. possible causes?

If US was negative: Then it's unlikely he has pancreatitis. If he hasn't been taking lots of Advil or Motrin, a stool H pylori should be checked. Otherwise he may have functional dyspepsia and needs medication to treat. ...Read more

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I swllowed glass earlier tday. Went to er. They took an xray but saw nothing. Gave me GI cocktail. But stomach is in so much pain. What do I do?!

I swllowed glass earlier tday. Went to er. They took an xray but saw nothing. Gave me GI cocktail. But stomach is in so much pain. What do I do?!

Go back to ER: I'm not sure if glass will show up on an x-ray. Regardless, if you are in severe pain i would return to the er. If possible bring your parent with you to act as your advocate. ...Read more

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Went to er with stomach issues they gave me a gi cocktail my stool today was hard dark reddish brown with a strong unusual smell?

Went to er with stomach issues they gave me a gi cocktail my stool today was hard dark reddish brown with a strong unusual smell?

Watch it for now. : I would for you to watch it for now if you don't have pain, fever or abdominal pain. Sometimes there may be mild inflammation or something giving you some abnormal symptoms. But they need to persist for you to feel stressed about them. Relax. And watch if these problems persist. ...Read more