|New diarrhea medication?
Jun 29, 2000
Back in May, I recall reading about a new pharmaceutical drug for HIV-related diarrhea. The article discussed the other major med for that being Lomotil, but that Lomotil was not particularly effective with Viracept-related diarrhea. The article went on to describe a NEW medication now available that has been shown to be very effective for Viracept-related diarrhea. I read several journals and cannot find that article and I have several people who need that information as the other therapies do not work for them. Please advise as to the name of this medication. THANKS!
| Response from Dr. Henry
Oat bran or calcium supplements sometimes works for Viracept related loose stools. Though I am not sure which other product you are referring to, it might be the Shaman product SB Normal Stool Formula (1-800-987-9920 I believe)which helps some persons with HIV/AIDS related loose stools. Keith Henry, M.D.
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