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I have IBS and it turns into straight gut at times. I need

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I have IBS and it turns into straight gut at times. I need the generic for Lomotil to remedy this situation it is the only thing that works.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Dr. C. Rollins replied 1 year ago.

This will require you get a RX from a face to face visit with a Dr

Expert:  Dr. Cooper replied 1 year ago.

I would try Loperamide (OTC). Take 2 tablets to star with, then 1 tablet for each loose stool. It is similar to Lomotil, but with prescription.

Dr. Riaz, Doctor of Pharmacy

Expert:  Dr. Cooper replied 1 year ago.

I meant without prescription :)

Expert:  Dr. Cooper replied 1 year ago.

I just realized you have tried that already. How about trying Probiotics? Have you tried those?

Expert:  William Pflugfelder replied 1 year ago.

DrBillRPh here,

Understand your frustration and would like to offer a few alternatives. First, ask your prescriber for a small quantity of generic lomotil to get you through this crisis. After the crisis has passed you might benefit greatly form a discussion with your prescriber about new treatment options for IBS with diarrhea. Hope helpful,


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