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I started Abilify a few weeks ago. And I have an ileostomy?

Posted 3 Mar 2018 by YerFrand 1 answer

So the constipation is a problem—-I’ve only got a small intestine. When that gets clogged up, I’m in bad shape—obstructions are painful. Been using prune juice, taking extra fluids, and eating oatmeal. I don’t know if stool softeners would work, since my normal is ...

I have an ileostomy. Can I take either Trulicity or Pioglitazone?

Posted 15 Dec 2017 by nagano biker 0 answers

With an ileostomy, a lot of fluid is lost every day anyway. Will diarrhea be unmanageable? Since I have no colon, will stomach pains be worse than usual or not as bad?

Hi, I was wandering if someone with an ileostomy, should avoid modified release capsules?

Posted 14 Aug 2017 by Meely 1 answer

I read an article in the membership booklet which comes out every few months, about one member who said she learnt the hard way about avoiding modified release tablets, as they weren't being effectively absorbed, would this be right?

Loperamide - Can I twist open the capsules and put the powder in applesauce to take this medication?

Posted 26 May 2017 by cmfdrama 1 answer

... 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 ...

Ileostomy - I have an ulcerated sore by my stomach. What can I do?

Posted 21 Jun 2017 by Jrdr 0 answers

I have cleaned it and used a skin protective wipe. It is painful. Should I change my appliance daily?

Are Loperamide and Imodium (Loperamide HCL) the same thing?

Posted 20 Jul 2014 by Ostomate 1 answer

I had an ileostomy this past February. My doctor said I should take Loperamide 2mg, up to 4 per day. Will Loperamide and Imodium 2 mg. work equally well for my situation?

I take Tegretol XR and am getting an ileostomy. ..can I still take the XR version?

Posted 13 Sep 2016 by Scaredinwm 1 answer

Diagnosed with colon cancer. Not sure where Tegretol is absorbed into my system and if it will be an issue once ileostomy is done?

Hi, I am scheduled to have an ileostomy on 6-30-16. I'm so close to cancelling it! Any suggestions?

Posted 21 Jun 2016 by Windchimes123 3 answers

... on what clothes to wear to come home from the hospital? I also have to be driven home ... 3 days drive after 2 weeks. What do you do about seat belts ? This is more than my psyche can deal with

Why did I get this for diagnose Kidney Stone/ Pain from hospital emergency?

Posted 1 Jun 2015 by Rondiam 1 answer

Is this ok to take even though I have Crohn's and ileostomy full time, they gave me Naproxena and perocet for the pain, does it help for what they said I have???

Where does the absorption of sitagliptin phosphate takes place?

Posted 3 Jun 2014 by mester1954 1 answer

It is important for me to sure where the absorption of sitagliptin phosphate takes place. I have had un ileostomy (have no large bowel). Also are these tablets coated (slow or delayed release). Thanks, jan Mester

Florastor - What part of the intestinal tract is this absorbed by? Asking due to the fact that I?

Posted 11 Mar 2014 by Angbret 1 answer

... have an ileostomy and if absorbed in large bowel then it's useless for me to take. Thx in advance for answers

My flomaxtra passes undigested into my ileostomy stoma bag about 6 hours later. how do I digest it,?

Posted 1 Jul 2013 by davanne 2 answers

... not allowed to chew it. david, darwin, australia

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