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Posted 3 Mar 2018 by • 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 ...
Posted 15 Dec 2017 by • 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?
Posted 14 Aug 2017 by • 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 • 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 ...
Posted 21 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
I have cleaned it and used a skin protective wipe. It is painful. Should I change my appliance daily?
Posted 20 Jul 2014 by • 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?
Posted 13 Sep 2016 by • 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?
Posted 21 Jun 2016 by • 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
Posted 1 Jun 2015 by • 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???
Posted 3 Jun 2014 by • 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
Posted 11 Mar 2014 by • 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 • 2 answers
... not allowed to chew it. david, darwin, australia