Diarrhea

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Diarrhea , also spelled diarrhoea, is the condition of having three or more loose or liquid bowel movements per day. It is a co...
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Imodium 9,047 Probiotic 7,251 Pedialyte 5,564
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Gaviscon
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Imodium
Other name: Tums (Tums)
Other name: Loperamide (Loperamide)
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Reflux
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GERD
Colic
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Nausea*
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Diarrhea
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Gaviscon is a non-medical prescription medication for the treatment of heartburn and Gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is produced and distributed in the UK by Reckitt Benckiser and by GlaxoSmithKline in the US and Canada.Gaviscon is taken to treat hea...
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Loperamide (R-18553), a synthetic piperidine derivative, is an opioid medication used against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as '''Lop...
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Burning
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Not Sleeping
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Lack Of Sleep
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Depression
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Rash
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Eczema
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Sleepy
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Bone Problems
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Dizzy
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Paranoia
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Nausea
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Bloating
4
Depression
4
Stomach Problems
4
RLS
2
Fever
2
Weight Gain
2
Rash
2
Dizzy
2
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About Gaviscon
Gaviscon is a non-medical prescription medication for the treatment of heartburn and Gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is produced and distributed in the UK by Reckitt Benckiser and by GlaxoSmithKline in the US and Canada.Gaviscon is taken to treat hea...
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About Imodium
Loperamide (R-18553), a synthetic piperidine derivative, is an opioid medication used against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as '''Lop...
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I take Gaviscon and have had no problems at all with it....
" ...has no problem with me taking Imodium if I ...something for indigestion just not at the same time as the mezavant, which is what the drug info says. I take Gaviscon and have had no problems at a... "

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like to take a few times a week to keep things under control...
" ...think my heartburn is worse when taking imodium. I've been put on omeprazole which gave me agonising stomach cramps and awful D. Tried Gaviscon and ...imodium which I like to take a few times a ... "

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Johnny, Imodium can be taken for relief from symptoms but...
" Hi Johnny, Imodium can be taken for relief from symptoms but it is not advisable to take it long term ...so I would advise against it. Stick to the gaviscon and it might be worth asking your GP i... "

within two months of finishing rads. Gaviscon helped...
" ...help you. I found Aquaphor helped with soreness. .../ couldn't use Imodium. Diarrhea pretty ...while but I was able to travel within two months of finishing rads. Gaviscon helped me a... "

frequently. Taking imodium, gaviscon. Permanent cure?...
" ...belching, passing stools frequently. Taking imodium, gaviscon. Permanent cure? I have been ...but after i go my stomach aches and i belch ...on umprozone and take imodium and gaviscon, i have... "

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time! I just took 1/2 imodium, 2 gaviscon and 2 pepto....
" ...big time! I just took 1/2 imodium, 2 gaviscon and 2 pepto. I think I need to take the other half of the imodium. BM's are normal......very normal...... I just can't get my... "

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old and is on gaviscon, domperidone and ranatidine, hes...
" ...on imodium ...gaviscon, domperidone and ranatidine, hes under the local paed. weigth wise hes fine 16lb 10.5oz but hes a silent refluxer. the meds did help but hes had urine infection and a bad... "

do that when anxious) Take Imodium to deal with it. I have...
" ...when anxious) Take Imodium to deal with ...if I need Imodium, painkillers, heatpads or Gaviscon I just take ...for when I feel dizzy. There is an over the counter med for nausea called Bucca... "

the domperidone and then give him something like imodium
" ...at me i thought you had said to stop the runs about domperidone not peptac. i ...of the reasons gaviscon say no to adult gaviscon under six is ...the domperidone and then give him something l... "

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has been trying. They gave me gaviscon! I don't know what...
" ...years now and I took buscopan when needed and Imodium for when I went out. ...fell pregnant I was given lansoprazole 30mg to take before ...it has been trying. They gave me gaviscon! I don'... "

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