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Posted 17 May 2010 by • 2 answers
I had half of my large & small intestine removed,w/an ileostomy,which was reversed & reconnected to colon almost 6 mo.ago.Drs.tried many meds,but this IS beginning to help.They started me w/2 a day,gradually advancing to 3 now,then 4 later. Drs,are quite puzzeled,I'm exhausted.Also,my ...
Posted 19 Jul 2016 by • 1 answer
my doctor very recently put me on 2mg tablets 45 mins before each meal. I have very bad diharreah everytime I eat. Do these tablets take a few times taking them to start working? Or should I be noticing a difference as soon as a week taking them?
Posted 6 Jan 2018 by • 0 answers
Why can't you take other medication with this drug?
Posted 16 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
It gave me diarreah every day. Then I took Imodium to stop the diarreah. Then I was constipated. It was a vicious circle. I just remembered taking extra Ranitidine to calm my stomach when I was on a course of steroids. It worked!! I am back to a normal stomach again!! Am I OK doing this long term???
Posted 17 Sep 2016 by • 2 answers
I have costant diheria,the only thing that helps is taking Imodium daily,is this safe to do this?
Posted 18 Nov 2016 by • 1 answer
I was fine on the 120 pill twice a day. Now that it was doubled to 240 pill twice a day, am experiencing chronic diarrhea, vomiting and flushing. I am only 3 weeks into medicine. What to do?
Posted 6 Feb 2016 by • 2 answers
Posted 15 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
I've noticed that water has a horrible aftertaste since I've been using cholestyramine. My Dr ordered it for chronic diarrhea. He's still trying to determine the cause. I've had an upper gi with barium swallow and a colonoscopy. Everything has looked normal. He's running ...
Diarrhea, Chronic - I had my gallbladder removed in December 2010 in Jan of 2011 I had pancreatitis?
Posted 27 Apr 2016 by • 1 answer
... Then my sma artery closed down causing severe perotinitis. At this time to save my life they removed a 3rd of my small intestine and a quarter of the large. Ever since I have been fighting diarrhea and constipation. I take colestipol to add in the diarrhea but now I'm either constipated or ...
Posted 29 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
I had started on lisinopril about 3 months ago for mild hypertension and it worked very well except for the chronic... and severe... diarrhea that even stopped responding to loperamide. About 2 weeks ago my doctor switched me to Diovan and after 2 days the diarrhea returned. I've had a full ...
Posted 7 Jan 2016 by • 1 answer
What works to correct it ? The normal meds don't touch it, & I don't think my Dr knows what to give me. I've been living with this since this past Nov., so I'm new to Short Bowel syndrome. I've had 8 small bowel resections due to crohn's disease.
Posted 14 Aug 2015 by • 0 answers
Mine is a gallon size amount the movie prep sounds like a smaller amount, why would I be given larger amount?
Posted 17 Aug 2014 by • 1 answer
I am having diarrhea every day and deal with it until I can't anymore, so I will take Imodium about once every 5 days. And it works immediately. By doing this regularly is there any harm to using the drug that "often"? I'm in the process of having tests done to determine why the ...
Posted 20 Mar 2015 by • 1 answer
at beginning it stop my diarrhea caused by taking Flecainide 50 mg twice a day. Three months later, it lost its effectiveness. I have diarrhea again. Now I have to take loperamide 2 mg to keep diarrhea in check. I have not taken konsyl powder for 3 months which I usually take it at 9 P.M. 2 hr ...
Posted 10 Jan 2015 by • 3 answers
I have biopsy confirmed collagenous colitis. I am always losing weight and am up to 15-20 Imodium per day plus I know where every bathroom in every block of my community. Is anyone using cholestyramine for this? I am desperately trying to avoid the next step which is oral steroids with nasty and ...
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