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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 9,495 Probiotic 7,583 Pedialyte 5,652
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Gaviscon vs Imodium

Gaviscon
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Imodium
Other name: Tums (Tums)
Other name: Loperamide (Loperamide)
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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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RLS
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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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ke Gavisconand have had no problems at all with it.Hope th...
" Hi My Consultant has no problem with me taking Imodium if I need to, obviously ...can take something for indigestion just not at the same time as the mezavant, which is what the drug info says. I take... "

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e to take a few times a week to keep things under control...
" ...heartburn. I actually 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 that gives me ...not want to take... "

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

onths of finishing rads. Gaviscon helped me a couple t...
" ...can probably help you. I found Aquaphor helped with soreness. Wet a ...eaten. I didn't / couldn't use Imodium. Diarrhea pretty much cleared up ...in a while but I was able to travel within two... "

frequently. Taking imodium, gaviscon. Permanent cure?I...
" ...belching, passing stools frequently. Taking imodium, gaviscon. Permanent cure? I have been ...diahria but after i go my stomach aches and i belch an ...up 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....
" ...5th BM!! It sucks, 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... "

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and is on gaviscon, domperidone and ranatidine, hes unde...
" ...with his bowels so is on imodium 5ml twice a day. he ...5 months old and is on gaviscon, domperidone and ranatidine, hes under the local paed. weigth wise hes fine 16lb 10.5oz but hes a silent refluxer.... "

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

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

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has been trying. They gave me gaviscon! I don't know what to...
" ...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't know what to... "

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