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Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
4/14/2009 9:27:22 AM

Reviewer: Ames, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
3 1/2 years ago...long story short, I had a surgery performed then 8 days later my bowels obstructed. During both surgeries, the doctors had to cut off 3 ft. of my small intestine, 6 inches of my colon and take the valve out that attaches the small and large intestine. This caused me to have major bathroom issues because the valve is what keeps your food from going through you. After seeing nume ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
2/23/2009 1:01:46 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have not been taking this medication long, so far I have seen no change with my condition.

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
10/6/2008 8:37:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
9/25/2008 10:23:32 PM

Reviewer: rascal, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
OMG this medicine has saved my life. I had chronic diarrhea for 30+ years!!! I thought it was my nerves. Then I thought it was food allergies. After seeing 3 GI specialists, one finally recommended this. He has since moved out of state but if you ever run across Dr Zuyrowski, give him a big hug for me.

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
9/1/2008 9:38:31 PM

Reviewer: zdq18, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medicine has changed my life! I spend 2 years with chronic diarrhea and intense stomach/intestinal pain everytime I ate. This kept me from enjoying life. Doctors said that I had gastroenteritis and/or irritable bowel syndrome. Eventually my doctor realized that all of this was due to the fact that I had my gallbladder out 15 years ago. Now I drink a pack each morning before work. I hav ... Show Full Comment

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