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Side effect of taking robotussin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   alright this is really embarrassing, but i took some robotussin and about 2 hours later i felt real bad pains in my abdominal area so i went to the bathroom and i diarhreaed liquid real real bad and now i'm running to the bathroom and going liquid a lot
User :   should i go to the er?
Doctor :   How many times did it happen
Doctor :   how much quantity of the fluid
Doctor :   you lose each time
User :   i sat on the toilet about 20 minutes and about 2 minutes after i had to go back
User :   im not sure about the quantity but i sprayed and filled the toilet pretty much
Doctor :   Ok replace with water and pinch of salt in it with spoonful of sugar
Doctor :   as much as you lose from your body
Doctor :   If you feel that you are tired enough I advise you to go to ER
User :   thanks
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