Successful management of chronic high-output ileostomy with high dose loperamide.

@article{Mackowski2015SuccessfulMO,
  title={Successful management of chronic high-output ileostomy with high dose loperamide.},
  author={Alicia Mackowski and Han-Kuang Chen and Michael D. Levitt},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={2015}
}
High-stoma output is a common problem that can lead to dehydration and electrolyte disturbance. The following report describes three patients with end ileostomy who had high-stoma outputs where conventional medical management was unsuccessful in controlling stoma output. All three patients responded to high-dose loperamide, resulting in significant clinical… CONTINUE READING