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When Will Your Tummy Hurts?

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Anti-Diarrhea: How does it help?

Indication
     Antidiarrheals are used for diarrhea of undetermined causes.
Contraindications:
     Persons with severe ulcerative colitis, pseudomembranous colitis with some products.
Precautions: 
     Geriatrics, Pregnant, and Dehydrated individuals.
Considerations: 
     Assess the electrolytes level especially (K: Potassium, Na: Sodium, Cl: Calcium) if on long term theraply. Assess Bowel pattern before; for rebound constipation after termination of medication. Assess the response after 48 hours; if no response, products should be discontinued and always teach patient/family to avoid over the counter products and not to exceed recommended dose.

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