shots for dehydration??

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RITAS
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Date Joined Feb 2006
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   Posted 3/12/2008 6:56 PM (GMT -7)   
Did anyone find out anything about those shots for dehydration??? I'm very interested and would like to speak to my doctor about it but I don't the name of it
Rita
Crohn's Free Since April '06
Total colectomy/ileostomy April '06
Reversal July '06
Bowl resection/ileostomy July '07
Currently trying to learn about the "new me"


peggy113
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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 3/12/2008 7:06 PM (GMT -7)   
This was posted by Shaz:
I've heard of Sandostatin - but you have to give yourself a shot of that every day. It's for people whose ileo output is really copious and watery and who dehydrate very easily though all the time though. It's not something to be taken lightly.

See topic on page 2: Slowing ileostomy out... by Jan625
Peggy
      
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Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
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