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Top 10 Search Results for "Imodium"

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Hey Im Having A Bad Week With A Lot Of New Symptoms Is This Normal???

Hey Im Having A Bad Week With A Lot Of New Symptoms Is This Normal???

Since wednesday lat week (its now monday) i have had constant bad cramps along the bottom of my abdomen on both sides. On wed-friday i have been constantly going toilet when i eat a bite of food or even drink a small amout of water .....i have been takin immodium once daily as usual and coalafac coalafac for cramps but fri i got buscopan and took 2 immodium .... eases my crapms for about an hour but they still happening constantly .. the constant… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

I take one Imodium once a day, or 2 if a flare up. What is Imodium plus?

posted over 1 year ago

Probiotics

Probiotics

Hello. I have ibs-d and aside from bentyl I don't really take anything aside from occasional Imodium. My doctor recommended probiotics and I was wondering if anyone had had any relief with them. If so, what kind? Thanks!

A myIBSteam Member said:

I take colon health and it helps me a lot

posted almost 2 years ago

Linzess

Linzess

I had started to take Linzess ... diarrhea for approx 2 weeks took Imodium (1 dosage) while still taking Linzess ... no diarrhea. Since then I’m constipated - I did a couple days Miralax. (Still on Linzess). Still not have regular bowel movements/constipation. Is this common with Linzess plus IBS?????

A myIBSteam Member said:

I tried that one day and now I am just writing down when I do. I take a stool softner too.gluten free helped me a hew years ago. I lose 20 lbs.

posted almost 3 years ago

. Most Days If I Dont Take Immodium At Night For The First Hour I Can Go To The Toilet Up To 7 Times Does Anyone Have This Problem.

. Most Days If I Dont Take Immodium At Night For The First Hour I Can Go To The Toilet Up To 7 Times Does Anyone Have This Problem.

First thing in the morning if I don't take immodium at night I can go to the loo up to 7 times in the first hour. My doctor reckons this part of the IBS but when your staying at someone's house with only one bathroom it gets a bit embarrassing also we travel a lot and that is the same when your back and for the washroom. Has anyone else experienced this and can they tell me how to… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

I have been on Lotronex for years and it does help along with always carrying imodium.

posted over 1 year ago

What Does Everybody Do Went You Are Having A IBS Attack ?

What Does Everybody Do Went You Are Having A IBS Attack ?

I was having a very bad Attack this passed Sunday and I am looking for new over the counter Medicine or a new medicine that my doctor can give me any ideas?

A myIBSteam Member said:

I take buscopan when mine flares up and take 2, 3x a daycan take a day to work but kicks in eventually. I am also on amitriptyline (which is a… read more

posted 7 months ago

Hi, I Am So Fed Up Of Having To Rush To Toilet With Diarrhoea, & Not Always Getting There In Time.

Hi, I Am So Fed Up Of Having To Rush To Toilet With Diarrhoea, & Not Always Getting There In Time.

I’ve been like this for many years but it’s getting much worse as I’ve got older, I’m now 68 yrs. & have had many accidents during this time. I’m at my wits end as this is controlling my life. I am otherwise fit & healthy.
Doctor has prescribed suppositories which I use for every bowel movement, if I didn’t use these I would get all of the symptoms of wanting to go, but unable to go, until I had to rush to… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

Never used Immodium this way but will sure try that! Messing myself for 25 years..so degrading! Dont know what to eat anymore! Also have gained 15 lbs… read more

posted about 1 year ago

What Can I Eat And Drink When On FODMAP Diet?

What Can I Eat And Drink When On FODMAP Diet?

I had my appointment this morning with a dietician for the FODMAP diet. He told me I am not allowed to drink squash because of the sweetners in it. The one I use has the following ingredients:

Water, Fruit Juice from Concentrate (10%) (Apple 9%, Blackcurrant 1%), Acid (Citric Acid), Acidity Regulator (Sodium Citrate), Flavourings, Colour (Anthocyanins), Preservatives (Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Metabisulphite (Sulphites)), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Sodium Saccharin)

I… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

Get the Quiet Gut cookbook. It has a list of things you can eat on the LowFood map diet

posted 7 months ago

Food After A Flare

Food After A Flare

once you have had a flare do you eat that day or following day and what do you eat ?
I have no diet as I dunno if anything upsets my stomach I can eat the same things and then some days have a flare cant seem to find a pattern :( but never know what to eat after one usually I go with out food for rest day or following day because to scared to eat :(

A myIBSteam Member said:

I chew ginger medallions and drink kefir after a flare up. Papaya enzymes also helps.

posted 4 months ago