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 9,319 Probiotic 7,404 Pedialyte 5,618
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Imodium
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Kaopectate
Other name: Loperamide (Loperamide)
Other name: Pepto-Bismol (Pepto-Bismol)
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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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Kaopectate, known medically as bismuth subsalicylate, is an orally taken medication from Chattem, Inc. for the treatment of mild diarrhea. It is also sometimes used to treat indigestion, nausea and stomach ulcers. In the U.S., kaopectate is now equivalen...
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Top Concerns
Imo
Depression
7
RLS
4
Weight Gain
4
Rash
3
Dizzy
3
Burning
2
Diabetes
2
Runny Nose
2
Loss Of Appetite
1
Restless
1
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Kao
Burning
3
Diabetes
2
Addiction
2
Cough
2
Rash
2
Runny Nose
2
Numbness
2
Reye's Syndrome
2
Depression
2
Cholestasis
2
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Weight Gain
Imo
Kao
4
0
Rash
Imo
Kao
3
2
Dizzy
Imo
Kao
3
0
Burning
Imo
Kao
2
3
Diabetes
Imo
Kao
2
2
Runny Nose
Imo
Kao
2
2
Loss Of Appetite
Imo
Kao
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Restless
Imo
Kao
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Burning
Kao
Imo
3
2
Diabetes
Kao
Imo
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2
Addiction
Kao
Imo
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0
Cough
Kao
Imo
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0
Rash
Kao
Imo
2
3
Runny Nose
Kao
Imo
2
2
Numbness
Kao
Imo
2
0
Reye's Syndrome
Kao
Imo
2
0
Depression
Kao
Imo
2
7
Cholestasis
Kao
Imo
2
0
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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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About Kaopectate
Kaopectate, known medically as bismuth subsalicylate, is an orally taken medication from Chattem, Inc. for the treatment of mild diarrhea. It is also sometimes used to treat indigestion, nausea and stomach ulcers. In the U.S., kaopectate is now equivalen...
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me. My wife had better experience with Kaopectate. I think...
" I tied both, Imodium AD and Kaopectate. Imodium AD worked better for me. My wife had better experience with Kaopectate. I think that you must ...you dont need prescription for Imodium... "

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I primarily use Kaopectate, because sometimes Imodium...
" Imodium is probably the best. I primarily use Kaopectate, because sometimes Imodium works too well for me, but it doesn't work ...people also use Pepto-Bismol and find it works well for them. K... "

and Kaopectate with no relief. I am also experiencing...
" ...green diarrhea, no relief taking imodium, kaopectate, vaginal spotting seen ...physician tomorrow...I have taken Imodium and Kaopectate with no relief. I am also experiencing vaginal spotting si... "

Finally I switched to Kaopectate and the Codein and...
" ...had diarreah for the ...my colon surgery. I have tried Imodium numerous times with no result. Finally I asked ...both it and the Imodium together. Finally I switched to Kaopectate and the Co... "

but I did take kaopectate). It helped SO much more than the...
" ...days after surgery. I tried Imodium for a couple ...as pepto, but I did take kaopectate). It helped SO much more than the Imodium and the gatorade really made me feel better. Good luck! Hope ... "

Imodium and Kaopectate dont work, fiber makes me worse!!!...
" Quote: Nothing seems to be working, Imodium and Kaopectate dont work, fiber makes me worse!!! I think I have virus and just have... "

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to leave the house on a normal day, so figure i might...
" ...for the support yea i normally stick with 1 imodium and some kaopectate to leave the house on a normal day, so figure i might take 2 imodium tomorrow for my interview and add some pepto bismal... "

was to take kaopectate and imodium together. Fortunately...
" ...Tried imodium, kaopectate and lomotil, with little success. I was really struggling to stay hydrated. Discussed the issue with my onc. His first suggestion was to take kaopectate and... "

to stop. I have taken Kaopectate and Imodium. Both seem to...
" ...coming out of but still i would like this to stop. I have taken Kaopectate and Imodium. Both seem to give more gas. Im afraid to go to the doctor because im nervous about some... "

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been using Kaopectate for many years, and carry a bottle...
" ...using Kaopectate for many years, ...compartment in my car for emergencies. Imodium takes too long to work, so just having kaolin handy reassures me. It usually gives very fast relief from D.... "

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