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Old 11-04-2007, 10:42 AM   #1
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safe "upset tummy" meds

I'm just about 35 weeks preggo (tomorrow is 35 weeks) and i've had some pretty bad diarrhea since friday night and i'm just wondering what i can take. my pregnancy "manual" from the midwife's office said Kaopectate but a friend told me Immodium. what is safe to take? i've been drinking alot of dairy (we went through a gallon of skim milk in about 2 days) because it's been my craving...could that be the culprit? i'm also keeping up my water intake


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Old 11-04-2007, 07:44 PM   #2
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Activated charcoal. You should be able to find it at any "health food" type store. They are just caplets of activate charcoal - it absorbs whatever toxin is upsetting your system. That's what they use in the hospital (in massive quantities though) if someone has injested something life-threatening.
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