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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 about 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 over 1 year 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 over 2 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 10 months 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 18 days 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 7 months 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 about 1 month 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:

This is me also ..have chili this week I'm fine have it 2 weeks later I swear my insides are trying to come out hurts so bad and cant get off toilet

posted 3 months ago