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unabsorbed meds


Tue, May 15, 2018 11:19 AM

hi all,

i've been experiencing a lot of diarrhea the last few days, though no other flare-up symptoms, so i think it's just something i'm eating, and not a flare.

i take bupropion for anxiety, and recently i noticed a completely undigested pill in my stool. (euro toilets have that weird poop shelf. good for reflecting on what you produce.) this is the first time i've seen this, but i wonder if it has been happening more often than i realize. is this something you've experienced? does it sound like a total fluke? i guess i'm just wondering what is the efficacy of my medication if it doesn't seem to be absorbed by my body? i still don't really understand the mechanics of nutrient absorption hindered by IBD.

i am not currently on any other medication, and i have been lucky to be able to manage flare-ups and general symptoms through diet, acupuncture, and guidance and regular bloodwork from my gp. i'm not going to be able to see her for another month, though.

FPO rainrun
Joined May 15, 2018

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