Lotronex

Last Update February 8, 2016
Alosetron (initial brand name: Lotronex originator: GlaxoSmithKline) is a 5-HT3 antagonist used for the management of severe diarrhea...
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because I have had the diarrhea under control with the...
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" ...Lotronex because I have had the diarrhea under control with the calcium even before the Lotronex came out. Maybe... "

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hope the diarrhea doesn't return with the reduced dosage....
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" After taking only 1 Lotronex yesterday and 1 today, I have felt much better. I haven't had gas and bloating. I did have all those wierd gurgling noises from my stomach this morning. I had a normal... "

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E THE LOTRONEX FOR DIARRHEA AND ABDOMINAL PAIN&CRAMPING AN...
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" ...DOC TOLD ME TO USE THE LOTRONEX FOR DIARRHEA AND ABDOMINAL PAIN&CRAMPING AND TO ...LOTRONEX AND DIDN'T REALLY NOTICE A CHANGE IN THE... "

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of pain and diarrhea, Lotronex gave me relief from both....
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" After 20 years of pain and diarrhea, Lotronex gave me relief from both. I was educated on the product for over a year and for the first time could go days and then weeks without... "

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at all. The diarrhea stopped as quickly as it starte...
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" ...\"Sudden Diarrhea While Still Taking Lotronex\" I increased my dosage during the worst points in May and June when I was having terrible diarrhea. Things have gone back to normal the past couple... "

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no longer have urgency or loose stool. I also have less gas...
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" ...These are my symptoms: 1. Loose stool everyday going 3-5 times a ...I am currently taking Lotronex which has helped me a lot. I have been on Lotronex for 2.5 months. I know take 1 pill every other... "

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too fast, but usually in the diarrhea form. I take Lotronex...
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" I find it interesting that it's too fast without diarrhea. Mine is definitely too fast, but usually in the diarrhea form. I take Lotronex, which works fairly well, ...my intestines which allow the... "

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Lotronex provided reliable control of the diarrhea without...
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" ...works out the same. For me, Lotronex provided reliable control of the diarrhea without getting completely constipated. I'm more than willing to take a pill (Lotronex) every day for the rest of my... "

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eeks ago I had 7 days of diarhea while still taking the l...
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" ...too have been on lotronex since March 2000 and have done quite well. I have had some bad days though. A couple weeks ago I had 7 days of diarhea while still taking the lotronex. ...is giving you all... "

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tabs each day for about 3 months. I don't have diarrhea a...
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" I have been taking two Caltrate D tabs each day for about 3 months. I don't have diarrhea anymore, but my stools are ...to ask for. BTW--on Lotronex my stools were absolutely normal. No... "

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11,319 discussions
Taken for: IBS, Constipation, Diarrhea, Stomach Pain
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Other names: Diphenoxylate-Atropine, Lonox, Lomocot, Vi Atro
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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Method of use: Injection, Oral Drops, Pill
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Other names: Psyllium, Fiber Supplement, Laxative, Psyllium Husk, Konsyl
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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