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Any experience of Rapid Transit Gut and loperamide?

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Pages Fri 07-Aug-09 16:45:38

Hi, has anyone got a ds or dd with SN who has rapid transit gut/functional diarrhoea? My DS is nearly 7 and has this problem. We want to start toilet training him and the gastroenterologist has suggested medicating with loperamide - has anyone had any bad experiences or their dc suffered side effects?

glitteryb6 Fri 07-Aug-09 16:50:35

thats just Immodium isnt it?

no experience as ds has the opposite problem and takes Domperidone and Sodium Picosulfate to speed his bowels up but anytime ive had a dodgy tummy its worked a treat!
just need to get the dose right so it doesnt have the opposite effect and bungs him up!

Pages Wed 26-Aug-09 19:56:30

Sorry, only just got round to coming back on here for answers! Yes it is just immodium.

Pages Wed 26-Aug-09 19:57:52

Anyone used it regularly for a child?

meltedmarsbars Thu 27-Aug-09 21:45:04

Have tried it for a 7 y-o with nornally sluggish bowels which went into overdrive after prolonged antibiotics, but didn't work for her. Sorry not a lot of help.

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