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I battled ulcerative colitis for years before I finally got my large intestine removed. That was about two years ago. It changed my life. Not necessary in a good way. I had to start working from home, and even now I still have about 12-15 stools a day, but at least I’m no longer constantly in and out of the hospital. I still always have to be looking for a bathroom tho. However... my doctor just wrote me a script of Motofen last week and it has made such a difference that I wanted to share. I guess it’s new. But I took two pills at 4pm, went out for Mexican at 5:30 (which I normally would have gone to the bathroom twice during dinner, then multiple times through the night). I did not have a stool again until 9am the next morning! And semi solid at that. That never happens for me. I won’t probably take it all the time, but I was maxing out on Imodium regularly and still not feeling secure during outings. This will definitely be my go to, and I just wanted to share in case it may help another. And it was free, but I had to print off a coupon from their website. Has anyone else tried this med? And if so do you know how regularly it can be taken?
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I haven't had surgery, but I'm starting to consider it more recently. If it comes to that, I'll keep this in mind. Thank you.