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Condition: Other
12/10/2008 12:36:22 AM

Reviewer: h2oby, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
anyone notice a change of smell with this drug?

Condition: Other
10/24/2008 1:24:29 PM

Reviewer: katytoots, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Dr. prescribed this for chronic diarrhea. I've been on it for at least two years . Some days it works but more often than not it doesn't. Several months ago he added Lonox in hopes that it would help. It hasn't. Over the last few years several different medications have been tried but nothing seems to help much. This has gotten steadily worse since my gallbladder was removed in 1983 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/10/2008 10:29:27 PM

Reviewer: judy40069, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My Dr. prescribed this medication when I had taken tests for gall bladder trouble. The tests showed no stones and no diesase. But there was lots of bile in my stomach backing up. I had been sick at my stomach and throwing up on my bad days for ablout 2 months. I have only been on this for about a week now, 3 1GM per day. I also am on pain medication for my back. So I have had severe constipation. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/9/2007 6:06:49 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a large amount of small intestine removed including the valve between large & small. This lead to chronic diahrea and bile production had to be limited. I take 16 tabs a day (4 x 4). It works, but if I miss doses or decrease I pay the price!

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