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katiesmommy1
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   Posted 7/3/2011 6:02 AM (GMT -6)   
I started using the M9 drops in my daughters pouch however I'm not noticing a difference. How much do you guys use, the bottle says 4-8 drops but maybe that isn't enough?? also I'm guessing that every time you have to empty the pouch you have to put more in right, I guess I should have bought a smaller bottle for traveling.

tryingtokeepmyheadup
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   Posted 7/3/2011 6:21 AM (GMT -6)   
I thought my bottle said 4 - 12 but anyway.. I put about 10 drops in and yes do it everytime I empty. Maybe you could buy a small empty travel bottle and just pour some in from the big bottle. :)
DX 2/10 UP. DX 07/10 UC. Pancolitis. tried: Canasa, Asacol, Bentyl, Imodium, Imuran, Prednisone, Flagyl, Cipro, Remicade, Codeine, Tramadol, Xanax, Morphine, Vicodin, Prozac, ~ nothing worked. 1st surgery 6/8/11! 2 more to go!

blueglass
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   Posted 7/3/2011 6:53 AM (GMT -6)   
The hydrogen peroxide works a lot better for me than the M9 drops. I used to just squirt some in w/the M9, never measured, but how well it worked depended a lot on what I'd eaten.
48 years old, female.
2004 dx indeterminate colitis. Back and forth between Crohn's and UC dx. Many drugs, minimal success.
2010-11 Crazy skin and eye complications, high fevers, bad flaring. Out of good drug options, tired of scary drugs.
Feb 2011 -- proctocolectomy with permanent ileolostomy; abscess, blood clot. Still healing, still glad for the surgery

katiesmommy1
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   Posted 7/3/2011 10:26 AM (GMT -6)   
thanks, I'm going to start putting more in. My daughter already has a lot of gas so I don't want to try the peroxide if it causes additional gas.

thanks again

Christine1946
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   Posted 7/3/2011 11:20 AM (GMT -6)   
     What bag is she using?    After my operation I used Hollister but they broke twice on me.   Actually, ripped at the seams!  I have been using the Sensura Coloplast ones for the last several months.  For the life of me, I have no idea why they even put filters on them because the poop gets on the filter almost immediately.
     For odor control I find the 3% hydrogen peroxide works the best.  I place about a capful in my bag after rinsing it out with just water.  Sometimes I use the Adapt or M9 drops.  I don't really measure the drops, just squirt some in.
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