... I have an ileostomy and will be going through chemo again. I already know that the chemo will give me the diarrhea side effect. I worry that the capsules won't dissolve and allow the medicine to be absorbed in my body to work as they're supposed to. I have no problem taking the caplets of Tylenol when needed for pain relief though.
Loperamide - Can I twist open the capsules and put the powder in applesauce to take this medication?
Question posted by cmfdrama on 26 May 2017
Last updated on 26 May 2017
Hi drama, yes you can, Loperamide is an opiate derivative made from Thebaine and is orally bioavailable. With an ileostomy I can imagine diarrhea is the last thing you need or want.
Take care and good luck.
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