I have celiac disease. Eat 100% gluten free, still get diarrhea. I take 12-30 imodium (loperamide) to stop it. Is this okay?

Talk to your Dr. 1) Your doctor can check antibody levels as a surrogate to celiac disease activity. If they are up you may be eating gluten in hidden items (for example if something is fried in oil that also fired wheat containing food). 2) Another consideration is small bacterial overgrowth. Talk to your doctor to see if this fits. 3) Alternatively you may be in the rare group who are refractory to the diet.
Imodium (loperamide) Will not comment on whether the diagnosis of celiac disease in you was or was not correct, but you are taking far more Imodium (loperamide) than recommended under federal guidelines. The maximum recommended dosage is.

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