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I've been diagnosed with pancreatic insuffientcy. I have

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I've been diagnosed with pancreatic insuffientcy. I have diarrhea or steatorrhea several times a day. I take enzyme replacement in the form of Creon. I'd be lost without it but I could also be much better. I also take probiotics. It doesn't matter what I eat, result is diarrhea. Been going on since 2011. I do see a gastroenterologist. I'm looking for a stool hardener. I can't have excess fiber.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

You can try a bile acid sequestrant to harden your stool.

Cholestyramine can be started at 4 gram daily and then increased to twice daily.

Will definitely help.
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