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Help for diarrhea - Banatrol

I was having occasional bouts of explosive diarrhea for years. I tried several OTC remedies that didn't help at all. I finally stumbled across something on line and it has been a life saver. It's called Banattol Plus and it is magic! I have been using it daily for n couple of years now and my situation has improved soooo much! Babatrol is a powder and can be dissolved in water or juice (it comes in banana flavor) or I like to mix mine in applesauce. Banatrol is even used for patients on chemotherapy to relieve diarhea, it is considered a medical food. I order it from Amazon for around $40 a month and it is so worth it. I wanted to share my experience in the hope of helping others. As always check with your health care provider before trying it. Good luck,I hope this helps!

  1. Hi , thank you so much for sharing this with us! I'm so glad that Banatrol is helping you so much. I had never heard of it, but it sounds like it's worth trying!
    Wishing you all the best, Karina (team member)

    1. You are quite welcome, Karina, I hope it helps you, please let me know. As I said I buy it from Amazon but you can get it directly from I get the canister that lasts me a month but it is also available in envelopes which is nice if you travel. or if you just want to try it. Let me know how it works for you, it is my magic powder! Take care now and good luck!

      1. Thank you so much! 😊 Karina (team member)

    2. I just did a little research about Banatrol, online, and it does sound very good. I am not 100% sure it would be good for me though as it's banana-based, and I don't react well to the fibre element in bananas. They act as a laxative for me. But maybe it's not that way for other people? I don't know.

      So it seems like a combination of banana prepared in a certain way and some form of oligosaccharides (Sorry, I couldn't remember that very long word which ended with "oligosaccharides"😉
      So it doesn't sound as if it's low FODMAP. But however, the best test would be to try it and see! IBS D is so miserable, it's worth trying anything which might help.

      1. I mix my Banatrol in applesauce, I have that and a banana every morning. But, of course, everyone is different, just wanted to throw that out there to you.

    3. Thanks for the suggestion! Seems like when I find something that works it ends up not working at some point. So odd. Seems like people are "trying" more than they "found" something that works.

      bflogal122 how long have you been taking the Banattol Plus ?

      1. That might be because of the very nature of IBS. Symptoms can often come and go. I know there are times when I can eat certain foods, and times when eating them upsets my gut! All very unpredictable mostly. And sometimes I can take a herb which I swear helped me at least half a dozen times, yet the next time I try it, it doesn't!

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