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BOF:3.112

A 26-year-old female who has had a right hemicolectomy and terminal ileal resection for Crohn’s disease presents with watery diarrhoea . She does not pass blood or mucous , there is no abdominal pain and she has not lost any weight .

She is not on any drugs and there is no history of any illness other than Crohn’s disease .

On examination there are no abnormalities detected and investigations reveal normal haematology and biochemistry with no increase in inflammatory markers. Her coeliac screen is negative .

Which of the following would you use in order to reduce her diarrhoea?

a)      Loperamide

b)      Steroids

c)      Infliximab

d)      Codeine phosphate

e)      Colestyramine

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