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Condition: Diarrhea
8/7/2009 12:27:32 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Not only does this medication stop diarrhea once it starts, but I also take it when I feel diarrhea symptoms coming on, like cramping or gurgling, and it prevents the diarrhea from happening in the first place. I have taken this medication a few times a month for Crohn's Disease for over 15 years with no side effects.

Condition: Diarrhea
7/20/2009 10:43:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Diarrhea
7/13/2009 11:12:54 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been taking this drug for over 17 years now for the diarrhea associated with my Crohn's Disease. If it weren't for this drug, I would never be able to leave my home and do normal activities. I worry about the long term effects of it though.

Condition: Diarrhea
6/18/2009 11:43:45 PM

Reviewer: deedee1969, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i just got this medicine today so i am wondering if it will help my diarrhea but will it constipate me?

Condition: Diarrhea
6/16/2009 4:55:29 PM

Reviewer: Barbie, 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:
Diagnosed with mild IBS approximately 10 years ago, symptoms increased until finally I was prescribed Lomotil about six months ago. I'm not sure I'd be exaggerating by saying it saved my life, but it definitely returned me to a NORMAL life. No noticeable side effects other than occasional blurred vision.

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