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What are the typical drugs for a cronic diareahha caused by a functional gastro desease. Doc prescribed pantoprazol (panogastin).Been 1month, no relief?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
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In brief: Chronic diarrhea

To successfully treat chronic diarrhea you need to find the cause.
Pantoprazole is not a treatment for diarrhea, and, in fact, this drug can cause diarrhea. I would recommend at the very least an xray of your abdomen to look at the amount of stool in your colon; if you have chronic diarrhea, there shouldn't be much. It there is a lot, then you probably have overflow diarrhea, which needs a laxativ.

In brief: Chronic diarrhea

To successfully treat chronic diarrhea you need to find the cause.
Pantoprazole is not a treatment for diarrhea, and, in fact, this drug can cause diarrhea. I would recommend at the very least an xray of your abdomen to look at the amount of stool in your colon; if you have chronic diarrhea, there shouldn't be much. It there is a lot, then you probably have overflow diarrhea, which needs a laxativ.
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