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?
Hi Meely, with an ileostomy, as you are aware, the passage of food can be quite rapid and at times poorly digested as a result. Modified or extended release medications are designed with quite a specific residency time expected. Some people with even intact digestive systems find their medications are not absorbed fully before they pass.
It sounds like you have a good idea to me. Definitely worth discussing it with your doctor if you are concerned about any medication you take. :-)
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