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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 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 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 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 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 ...
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Posted 14 Feb 2014 by • 1 answer
My mother is 73 years old with well controlled DM & HT. Metastatic CA breast disease progression has markedly slowed down with Afinitor since 9 monthes. However, this diarrhea is disabeling & caused 15 Kg weight loss. We have tried Smecta (Diosmectite) , kapect (Kaolin-Pectin) ...
Posted 6 Apr 2014 by • 1 answer
Posted 23 Feb 2014 by • 1 answer
I suffer with multiple sclerosis and ibs and I use this medication to control the urgency I suffer with when it comes to bowel movements. Is this doing me any harm?
Loperamide - I had colon cancer surgery in 1995. They took out my large intestine and made a j pouch
Posted 31 Dec 2013 by • 3 answers
Loperamide - I had colon cancer surgery in 1995. They took out my large intestine and made a j pouch with my small intestine. I’ve been using these ever since because it is the only brand that works for me. I recently started thinking about how much $ I’ve spent all these just by ...
Posted 30 Sep 2013 • 1 answer
Loperamide - MY 5 MONTH OLD PUPPY has diarrhea can I give him this kind of medicine to help him for?
Posted 10 May 2013 by • 1 answer
... his problem ?
Posted 8 Mar 2012 by • 1 answer
In looking online I could not find Lomotil with loperamide hydrochloride but a completely different ingredient. Is it possible that this is not what is actually in the package?
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