Digestive Health

How to treat constipation

Blocked up? We take a look at the medicines that can give you some relief

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Treatments for diarrhoea
Find out what medicines you can buy treat diarrhoea without seeing a…
Lactose intolerance
How to treat indigestion, heartburn and wind
Find out what medicines you can buy to rid you of indigestion, heart…
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Treatments for sickness and vomiting

Feeling nauseous? Here are the medications that might help

How to treat irritable bowel syndrome

Got IBS? Here are some medications which could help

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Treatments for stomach ulcers

Find out about the medicines used to relieve the symptoms and promote the healing of stomach ulcers

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How do I treat piles?

We look at the medicines you can buy and those your doctor can prescribe to help treat piles (haemorrhoids) and anal fissures

Medicines for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Which medicines can control symptoms and prevent flare-ups of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis?

 How to use suppositories
How to use your suppositories

And other useful advice...

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Movicol (macrogol) : a laxative

Constipation? Find out if this movicol could help

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6 most Googled questions about diarrhoea, answered

We spoke to a GP to shed some light on your queries

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Mebeverine: uses, action, dose, side effects

Find out all you need to know about taking this medicine for IBS or intestinal spasms

Hidrasec (racecadotril)

A prescription treatment for diarrhoea

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Lactulose (Duphalac): to help relief constipation

Find out more about taking this laxative to treat constipation or hepatic encephalopathy (a complication of liver disease)

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Gaviscon original: used to relieve heartburn

Trusted information about Gaviscon used to relieve heartburn,

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Imodium (loperamide): treatment for diarrhoea

Everything you need to know about Imodium

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How do I take metoclopramide?

Advice on taking metoclopramide, including what to do if you miss a dose or are sick after taking a dose

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Can I take metoclopramide with other medicines?

Always check with your pharmacist...

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What should I know before taking metoclopramide?

Everything you need to know about metoclopramide

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What side effects can metoclopramide cause?

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