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Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
4/27/2013 8:19:07 AM

Reviewer: lynson5, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
this medication works very well to stop the chronic diarrhea, but i have late afternoon uncomfortable bloating and gas. i have not found anything that help. has anyone else experience the same thing?

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
4/19/2013 7:34:18 AM

Reviewer: golfnutmb805@aol.com, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
3/18/2013 2:40:59 PM

Reviewer: patriot888, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After a vagotomy and gallbladder removal 15 yrs ago, I began to have chronic diarrhea, never being able to eat without discomfort, and on and on. No doctor recommended this treatment for me. I found it by doing my own research on Internet. When I came across this blog, it was the defining moment for me to beg my doctor to let me try it. He was more than willing and after two weeks, Cholestyramine ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
1/10/2013 1:30:22 PM

Reviewer: AM, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have suffered with chronic diahrrea for much of my life. It got worse after gall bladder surgery. I thought that this medication would be the answer to my prayers, and for the first three months or so it was. Now my diahrrea has come back and I am going to try two packets a day to see if it will help.

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
10/16/2012 9:42:36 PM

Reviewer: CW, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This drug has changed my life. After 20 years of chronic diarrhea, I was finally diagnosed with bile salt malabsorption. I was prescribed one packet per day to start and after approximately 5 days it began working and my diarrhea was a thing of the past! I cannot describe how much better I feel and how liberating it is not to have to know where the bathroom is located everytime you go somewhere ... Show Full Comment

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