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I had diarrhoea on holiday I took 1 loperamide tablet I

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I had diarrhoea on holiday I took 1 loperamide tablet I got constipated days and became dizzy I eventually went to toilet but felt a little bit dizzy the next day is this normal if so what can I take to make me feel normal I've suffered from bad panic attacks and anxiety in past think this is making me feel a bit worse
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 2 years ago.
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were you straining?

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Customer:

Straining yeah really tried to do toilet then went dizzy 5 minutes later I went dizzy again while I was driving

Dr. Natasha :

Yeah, that is not that uncommon

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when you are really constipated- straining can make you feel dizzy

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This is not that uncommon

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in fact, some people actually faint

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you can drink some prune juice and lots of water

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I would not stress about this

Customer:

So I've done toilet since then and felt a bit dizzy only split second is it common to feel dizzy after the toilet

Dr. Natasha :

yes, it is if you are straining

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drink some prune juice, eat some more veggies and you will be fine

Customer:

Would it make u feel dizzy even when bending down to pick something of ground

Dr. Natasha :

if you are dehydrated yes

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Ok thank you much appreciated

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