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How to relieve constipation caused by activated charcoal use?

Posted 5 Nov 2011 1 answer

I took 2 caps of activated charcoal and after a couple hours nothing happened so according to the instructions obn bottle, I took another however no only did nothinhappen but now I am constipated and bloated. How do I get bowel movement now?

Can you use activated charcoal if taking metronidazole 500mg?

Posted 5 Sep 2017 by Blessed828 0 answers

I began taking the medication on Saturday and began having diarrhea on Monday. Usually I take Imodium but don't feel that I should take that right. I need relief however and looking for an alternative.

Activated Charcoal - Intraperitoneal use of charcoal - is there any risk?

Posted 30 May 2017 by kruegerco1 0 answers

Question is what happens if particle of charcoal stay into the peritoneal cavity, coming out of a filter System from an laparoscopic insufflator single use tubing.

How far apart should I take activated charcoal and my prescription meds?

Posted 19 Feb 2017 by Raceangel64 2 answers

I take several prescriptions, but am having horrible gas, bloating and pain and was going to take the activated charcoal, but wasn't sure how close together I could take them. I know if taken too close together the charcoal will absorb my other meds before my body can. TIA

Activated Charcoal - Please help!!! Kinda fraeking out here?

Posted 14 Nov 2016 by df0512 2 answers

... I have been taking these pills for a few weeks. Not consistently so no big changes. Early Monday morning at about 4am, I woke up because I was feeling a little gassy and couldn't get back to sleep.I decided to take a few of these pills. I felt a little burpy. Let a few out, that when I ...

Is there any side effect caused by use of activated charcoal in form of powder(diluted in water)?

Posted 4 Sep 2012 by speedy208 2 answers

Is there any potential effect to increase the risk of cancer?

Activated charcoal capsules - is it safe to chew the capsules?

Posted 1 Mar 2011 by niclynnrn 1 answer

I am a school nurse and care for a student that takes activated charcoal capsules daily. My concern is that the student chews the capsule, I'm concerned about the powder affecting the respiratory system if it is inhaled while being consumed

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