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i was diagnosed with gallstones 2 year back and fatty liver in CAT scan. i was 60lbs overweight at that time and often gets v painful sever attacks. after i started diet and excersie and lost 40lbs my attacks almost dissappeared. my doc once gave me medicine called "plasil with enzymes" to take 15 min before each meal- 3 times a day. only for 5 days. i would like to know what this med do ,excatly what does it do and can i take it again before having a rich fatty meal once a week? pls advice.

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replied November 25th, 2010
Gallbladder Disease Answer A17295
There is no data available suggesting that this medication can effectively treat gallstones, I'm afraid.

This medication consists of several components, including metoclopramide (a motility drug), pancreatic digestive enzymes, and a gas-reducing agent (simethicone).

I would advise that you continue to avoid fatty meals, and that you continue with your impressive exercise and weight loss efforts!


Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

Author, "A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race"

A landmark, evidence-based guide to a healthy cancer-prevention lifestyle, based on cutting-edge cancer research.
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