A 33-year-old female asked:
i just had a colonoscopy today & i am still having diarrhea. is it ok to take some anti-diarrhea medicine?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Para answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Generally, no: Anti-diarrheal medication is generally not recommended after colonoscopy. Discuss with your doctor if you continue to have loose stools for >72hrs. It also depends on your diagnosis, and reason for colonoscopy. See your physician.
Answered on Aug 18, 2020
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