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Got loose watery bowel movements after taking Nufarin plus, low appetitie, light headedness. Any ideas?

My husband has had loose watery bowel movement for the last week. It seems to have commenced at the same time as he began taking Nurafin plus for some bad back pain . It is mostly in the morning and he occasionally still as normal bowel movements as well.He has stopped taking the Nurafin but He has lost his appetite a bit and also has begun to feel light headed ... Any ideas ?
Asked On : Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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The drug is a good pain reliever and is not a cause for loose motions.
It contains an opioid which can rather cause constipation.
There may be some other cause of loose motions like some gut infections.
He should ensure hydration by taking copious amounts of liquids like juice, soups etc to match the losses.
If the problem persists more than a week he should visit a clinician and get prescribed appropriate antibiotics according to local pattern of flora.
I hope the advise would be informative and useful for you.
Take Care!
Answered: Tue, 3 Sep 2013
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