3 Mar 2010
Barium swallow is oral barium sulfate.
Barium sulfate is in a group of drugs called contrast agents. Barium sulfate works by coating the inside of your esophagus, stomach, or intestines which allows them to be seen more clearly on a CT scan or other radiologic (x-ray) examination.
Barium sulfate is used to help diagnose certain disorders of the esophagus, stomach, or intestines.
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... of barium sulfate for a cat scan test for a hernia in the groin area. I feel real dizzy and numbing feeling
1 answer • 17 Jan 2011
I am an insulin dependent, type 1 diabetic. I have to take an insulin shot before ingesting any carbs or sugar. I have to drink Barium Sulfate for a ...
1 answer • 30 Mar 2012
Venlafaxine - My daughter has to take 75mg capsules, but can't swallow them. Can they be opened and?
... poured onto a soft food like pudding or ice cream to swallow? Is there a liquid form or a form of tablet that she can crush to swallow easier?
2 answers • 14 Nov 2014
... for over 20 yrs,now am having swallow/coughing after any food and sometimes liquids. Had an barium swallow that showed lack of peristalsis of ...
0 answers • 24 Apr 2016