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Weight Gain? Has Anyone Experienced This Even If You Can Barely Eat?

Weight Gain? Has Anyone Experienced This Even If You Can Barely Eat?

I know personally I retain a lot of fluid during my flare ups. But I've gained and I really don't eat much when I do. I've gain up to 20lbs being sick and all I can do is sleep through it.

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I gained weight after my Dr. put me on amytriptoline. Before that I lost 40 lbs. without trying. This drug doesn’t seem to help so I might go off it. I’m seeing my Dr. tomorrow.

What Meds Do People Take For IBS?

What Meds Do People Take For IBS?

Dr prescribed me a blue pill it does not help.

A myIBSteam Member

Benytal works good for me too. I was also prescribed Linzess, but when I got to the pharmacist, and he told me the price, I declined buying it. It is considered a Tier 4 drug with my plan, which… read more

. 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 cope.

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I know exactly what you mean and I can relate to almost all you said, I had some horrible embarrassing moments, I have tried different meds, now I am trying to learn more about FODMAP and keeping a… read more