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Diarrhea

Why do you get diarrhea?

Importance of therapy-related diarrhea

When to report your diarrhea

Early signs

What can happen if diarrhea is ignored?

Other important changes to report

TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS

CONTACTS:      		DOCTOR:			TELEPHONE:
                  	NURSE:			TELEPHONE:

MEDICATION:                                  	DOSE:

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
WHEN TO STOP TAKING MEDICATION:                                           .

  • Do not worry if the dose your doctor or nurse prescribes is higher than the dose on the package.
    • Take medications according to instructions of doctor or nurse.
  • If diarrhea is severe, take the medication even during the night if you still have diarrhea.
  • Keep track of stools, and contact your doctor or nurse if condition worsens.
  • Fever and diarrhea is a serious combination of side effects. Call your doctor or nurse immediately.

Management of diarrhea—what to eat and drink

* Gatorade is a registered trademark of The Gatorade Company.

Cigarette smoking should also be avoided.

As your diarrhea improves and you are feeling better, you can start adding other foods to your diet.

Let your body be your guide and avoid the foods that cause the diarrhea to return. Reintroduce foods with caution to avoid problems.


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