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coconut123 posted:
I suggest taking 1/4 tsp of baking soda mixed in your water throughout the day and a 1/2 tsp in water taken with a fatty meal . Should do the trick.Adjust accordingly.I remember my Mom saying she had a sour stomach and she would take baking soda mixed in water.I actually like the taste.I carry a product in my purse that I pour in my water that I drink with my meals called Picot/baking soda and citric acid. Works great!
Good luck!
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jpdexter responded:
I've had constant diarrhea since having radiation for a cancerous carcinoma next to my bladder in 1976 and thank god for Lomotil! It's really wonderful. Generic name is diphynoxilate, The pills are so tiny, you don't even need water to swallow them. I take 3 or 4 over the course of the day and I'm just fine. They generally take effect in about 1/2 an hour or even a little less. But I soon know it if I forget.
arbob2 replied to jpdexter's response:
I totally agree that Lomotil is wonderful. I have ulcerative colitis and have had diarrhea almost continuously for two years. My GI doctor has tried many different meds, and FINALLY, along came Lomotil. I will say it didn't work work right away tho. I tried probiotics (Align) at first with not much of a positive result. Then I was prescribed Lomotil, but I was out of Align. So, the Lomotil worked somewhat by itself. Then I purchased more Align, and the combination of Lomotil and Align has done the trick for me. I am absolutely amazed at the difference. I am about 98% back to normal. And I also agree how easy this drug is to take. As you said, no water necessary because they're so small. I have a separate pill container just for the Lomotil and I can keep better track of it that way. Otherwise, I would forget. I'm on 3 a day and, again, it's WONDERFUL!!!

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