Unknown / Multiple | Digestive aids – oral (Medication)
Digestive aids – oral: Indications
Digestive aids are used to treat symptoms of indigestion such as bloating, gas, and uncomfortable feelings of fullness. Digestive enzymes are natural substances needed by the body to help break down and digest food. As a person grows older, sometimes the pancreas does not release enough digestive enzymes into the gut to digest the food. This medication adds more natural digestive enzymes….
Digestive aids – oral: Side Effects
Diarrhea, abdominal pain/cramps, dry mouth, blurred vision, widened pupils, headache, constipation, drowsiness, dizziness, decreased sweating, nausea, or vomiting may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: difficulty urinating, trouble sleeping, decreased sexual ability, mental/mood changes (e.g., confusion, excitement), eye pain/redness, fast/irregular heartbeat.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing….
Digestive aids – oral: Precaution
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you have any type of allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions: kidney disease, colitis, or stomach problems.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice….