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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS, or spastic colon) is a diagnosis of exclusion. It is a functional bowel disorder character...
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Probiotic 7,234 Imodium 5,112 Metamucil 4,302
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Bentyl
Other name: Dicyclomine (Dicyclomine)
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Lubiprostone (International Nonproprietary Name, marketed under the trade name Amitiza) is a medication used in the management of chronic (medicine) idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
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dicycloverine, is an anticholinergic that blocks muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. Dicycloverine was first synthesized in the United States circa 1947...
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Ami
Headaches
6
Weight Gain
3
Anxiety
3
Depression
3
Dizzy
2
Shortness Of Breath
2
Allergies
2
Spasms
1
Weakness
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Back Pain
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Nausea
9
Bloating
7
Depression
3
Drowsy
3
Dry Mouth
3
Dizzy
3
Sleepy
3
Addiction
2
Withdrawal
2
Weight Gain
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Lubiprostone (International Nonproprietary Name, marketed under the trade name Amitiza) is a medication used in the management of chronic (medicine) idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
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dicycloverine, is an anticholinergic that blocks muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. Dicycloverine was first synthesized in the United States circa 1947...
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for the constipation. Both meds really seem to work, I...
" ...put me on Bentyl for the bloating and Amitiza for the constipation. Both meds really seem to work, I also... "

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remember if Sara has taken Bentyl, but for the constipation...
" ...if Sara has taken Bentyl, but for the constipation she suffers her doctor prescribed Amitiza and it works better than anything shes taken for her constipation. Its very,... "

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Now, I am taking Amitza and ani-spasmatic Bentyl which...
" ...day I have problems with it.  Now, I am taking Amitza and  ani-spasmatic Bentyl which helps me. But, after every bowel movement I have; I have had  pain. I read books on... "

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I take Amitiza 24mg 2 times a day and Bentyl 10mg 3 times a...
" I take Amitiza 24mg 2 times a ...side effects when taking Amitiza except for little nausea here and there. The ...reason I started to take the Bentyl was to try to... "

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Amitiza, but Bentyl is a winner. It continues working and I...
" I can tell you that I've tried other things like Linzess and Amitiza, but Bentyl is a winner. It continues working and I am very very grateful, as it alleviates pain constipation, but most of all,... "

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Also they wanted me to try amitza which I was on for...
" ...on it. Prescribed antidepressant. Also they wanted me to try amitza which I was on for ...and had major side effects. They also told me to take bentyl when needed. I have also... "

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wants me to stop all meds (Bentyl and Compazine included)...
" Amitiza for IBS-A? I have mostly IBS-D ...wasn't impressed by, wants me to stop all meds (Bentyl and Compazine included) and herbs ...savior, peppermint) and take Amitiza. From my understanding,... "

me any good either). Amitiza, however, could very well help...
" ...have the diarrhea issue, then Bentyl should probably be your medication. With both, maybe bentyl too. But if you have ...it didn't do me any good either). Amitiza, however, could very well help ... "

there, i am on bentyl and amitiza ..bentyl makes me alittle...
" hey there, i am on bentyl and amitiza ..bentyl makes me alittle sleep but... "

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but he did put me on Amitiza and Bentyl. The Amitiza...
" ...The GI doctor didn't have any answers but he did put me on Amitiza and Bentyl. The Amitiza has worked so ...like to take Bentyl because it makes me really dizzy. I am also taking Prilosec. I ... "

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