My doctor recommended immodium and it has helped me but sometimes it's a "hit or miss" when I take it.
I have been taking Tarceva daily since January 2011. When I first started, I had wild diarrhea. Sometimes even 2 bites of a peanut butter sandwich would result in 4-5 episodes of liquid stools. The good news for me is that the diarrhea only lasted for 3-4 weeks at a time: and it was mainly only for the first 2 hours after eating. It comes back every now and then, but not very often. Side effects are unpredictable and change often for me. I found that if I took a few tums that seemed to help some; immodium never did though.
- Tarceva Information for Consumers
- Tarceva Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tarceva (detailed)
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