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    What causes constipation while on Tikosyn?

Posted on Mon, 29 May 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Been on Tikosyn for about 3 weeks. Experiencing constipation, gas, severe lower stomach pain??
Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
These could be side effects of Tikosyn (dofetilide)

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks so much for this query.

I have reviewed this information fully. Most are side effects of Tikosyn (dofetilide). However, I will like to obtain more information from you to make sure there is nothing I might be missing out on.

1. For how long have you had these symptoms? Did they all start after you began taking this new drug?

2. When was the last time you passed out stool? Was it very hard? Has it often been this way.

However, good diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fibers alongside increased fluids intake and regular physical activities would be very helpful at addressing constipation.

I hope to hear from you at your earliest convenience before making more conclusive statements about this.
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