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On Saturday, Nov. 2, pediatric gastroenterologist William Faubion, M.D., will join us to discuss the major complaint he hears about most from his patients, bellyaches. Abdominal pain is troubling for both young patients and their parents, and while the usual reason for this type of pain is constipation, that is not always the case. Sometimes it's more serious, involving [...]
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulators have issued a warning on the blood pressure drug known generically as olmesartan medoxomil. The drug can cause severe, chronic diarrhea and substantial weight loss, sometimes requiring hospitalization. The FDA says the intestinal problems, known as spruelike enteropathy, can develop months to years after starting the [...]