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Food Poisoning Topic Guide

Food Poisoning Food Poisoning: Food poisoning is caused by viruses, bacteria, toxins, parasites, or chemicals that have contaminated food or drinking water. Symptoms of food poisoning include diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, fever, abdominal cramping, dehydration, rectal bleeding, and bloating. Food poisoning usually can be cared for at home. In some instances (severe dehydration) a person may be hospitalized for treatment.

Food Poisoning Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

loperamide (oral) Loperamide (oral)

Loperamide is used to treat diarrhea...learn more »

belladonna Belladonna

Belladonna is a plant also known as Atropa belladonna, Atropa acuminata, Baccifère, Belle-Dame, Belle-Galante, Bouton Noir, Cerise du Diable, Deadly Nightsha...learn more »