Discussions that mention tofranil

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board


Look over this board.. And you will find a lot of useful information....

Lotronex is a very serious drug, that can potentially have very serious side effects.... You may not want to take that step yet, if you haven't already tried other meds first... I feel lotronex should be the last resort, when nothing else works...

You say stress plays a role... Well.. have you tried any anti-depressants... They have shown benefits in patients w/ ibs.... Particularly Tofranil would be your best bet since you're on the D side of it.... How about Librax?? It combines an anti-spasmadic with an anti-anxiety med... Its in the same class of medicines as Xanax.... A lot of people here have said Librax is amazing... some have said it isn't.... But my point is you have to find what works for you...

Umm... How about any herbal supplements?? Caltrate Colon Health Pills help stop D, and increase bulk... Papaya enzymes taken after meals can help digest the food... Aloe Vera Juice/Gel is used to help digestion.

Research Lotronex, and after you do... you and your doctor need to discuss if you think the benefits outweigh the risks... Your doctor may think they do... But in the end, it's really up to you.. I wish you luck in your search for relief! That's what we're all seeking...