Can Gaviscon Cause Constipation

By | October 21, 2014

BLOATING! GAS! GERD! WHAT’S THE CAUSE & HOW DO YOU FIX IT??? Amphojel, Mylanta, Gelusil and Gaviscon. 2. Acid Suppressors: These are much more serious and there are two types: • Diarrhea or constipation • Food allergies

MEDICATIONS CONSIDERED SAFE DURING PREGNANCY ANTIBIOTICS Amoxicillin Ceftin Carafate Mylanta Riopan can cause rebound Gas-X/Mylicon Pepcid Tagamet heartburn; try Maalox/Mylanta Gaviscon Prevacid Zantac Avoid Pepto-Bismol NAUSEA, VOMITING

can cause symptoms. Discuss your medications • Alternagel • Amphogel • Basojel • Digel • Gaviscon • Gelusil quantities, while others may cause constipation. In addition, some antacids are safe for severely-restricted diets, while others are not. Each antacid has it’s

INDIGESTION For occasional treatment of indigestion a product such as Gaviscon Liquid or tablets can be taken. Gaviscon Advance should not be used

CONSTIPATION REASONS- Hormonal Many women find that liquids such as Mylanta or Gaviscon work even Alka Seltzer or sodium bicarbonate. Antacids which contain magnesium can cause diarrhea, and those with calcium are associated with constipation. August 2011. 3 COMPLEXION PROBLEMS

Antacid mixture (Peptac/Gaviscon Advance) Indications Situation/condition when it can be used Dyspepsia (heartburn) Do not give in these which may cause constipation Warning/Adverse Reactions None Advice to Patient Maintain adequate fluid intake, increase fibre in diet

Gaviscon, Maalox. Magnesium Salts This drug is little absorption from the gut and may cause constipation, nausea, and dry mouth. Can be used in chronic and acute constipation. It’s softening the faces in 1-3 days. Emollient

Magnesium salts are laxative and can cause diarrhoea; aluminium salts constipate. Gaviscon.R Liquid (available OTC), Peptac R oral Both cause constipation (by different mechanisms) and, if used together, 4

EFFEXOR XR? EFFEXOR XR. can cause sleepiness or may affect your ability to make decisions, think clearly, or react quickly. loss of appetite, constipation, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, or dry mouth feeling tired, fatigued or overly sleepy

INDIGESTION & HEARTBURN ­­ Gaviscon, Mylanta, Maalox, and Tums 2. CONSTIPATION ­­ Fibercon, Citrucel and Milk of Magnesia 3. SINUS All of these are high in sodium and will cause water retention!! If

GERD can also cause a dry cough and bad breath. GERD in children aluminum salts can cause constipation. Aluminum and magnesium salts are often combined in a single Foaming agents, such as Gaviscon

Peristalsis) food to the stomach. A . sphincter. prevents food from . refluxing. (Gaviscon, Amphojel) Calcium Carbonate adsorbs bacterial toxins and GI irritants diarrhea prevention aspirin allergies can cause constipation,

Such as Tums, Mylanta, Gaviscon, etc. can be used as needed for heartburn, and acid indigestion. First line treatment for constipation, however, is to increase water, fiber, and exercise. But they have not been sufficiently well studied to say that they never can cause problems.

Gaviscon – to help your baby’s reflux. These can be added to expressed breast milk and formula but can cause constipation. Ask your Health Visitor for more advice on milk thickeners. You may have come across formula milks which claim to be

MEDICATIONS CONSIDERED SAFE DURING PREGNANCY ANTIBIOTICS Carafate Mylanta Tagamet can cause rebound Gaviscon Reglan Avoid Pepto-Bismol- Mylanta first NAUSEA, VOMITING Antivert/Bonine Dramamine Reglan Zofran Anzemet Emetrol (if not diabetic

Which cause constipation include antacids with aluminium and calcium, can cause stomach ulcers and stomach bleeding when taken with ibuprofen Antacids such as Rennies® ®and Gaviscon can reduce the absorption of iron by

CONSTIPATION REASONS- Hormonal Many women find that liquids such as Mylanta or Gaviscon work even Alka Seltzer or sodium bicarbonate. Antacids which contain magnesium can cause diarrhea, and those with calcium are associated with constipation. August 2011. 3 COMPLEXION PROBLEMS

Antacids such as Tums, Mylanta, Gaviscon, etc. can be used as needed for heartburn, and acid indigestion. Laxatives are often needed since constipation is a common complaint in pregnancy. Milk of Magnesia and Miralax that they cause any harm in human pregnancy.