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Digestive Disorders board

  1. GERD Sufferers..I feel good...let me tell you why...
    ... having alot of problems with my IBS and such. I am on Zelnorm that helps alot. I recently had a colonoscopy and...

  2. I'm New!!- I have a complicated digestive history...please read!!
    ... consultation for surgery Jan 2,2003. I have been on Zelnorm twice a day for a month. It is a miracle drug...As...

  3. Rotten Egg Burps - oh my gawd!!!
    ... egg burps.I take Axid at bedtime,Paxil,Prevacid,and Zelnorm .I used to take the Zelnorm everyday but now that I ... think might possibly upset my stomach,I will take the Zelnorm .One half hour before eating.Also I have taken it when ... digesting and it works like a charm.Thank god for Zelnorm .My son also gets the burps and the misery that goes...

  4. Pain under left breast and rib cage,,,could this be gas related?
    ... Reglan but it has many side effects and is expensive. Zelnorm in the new one for women. Hopefully, my endo will...
    ... ulcer, now he says its a spastic colon. He gave me Zelnorm and Nexium and they have helped alot, but it doesn...

Dysphagia board

  1. "info on Esophagal Stretching Please"
    ... very bad, I also have gastritis which I was put on zelnorm , it helps a bit but not much, I cant wait to see if...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. Strange gut tenderness and pain
    ... Antispasmodic, antidep, probiotics, fiber...also Zelnorm , which didn`` t work. If someone has an idea what...

  2. IBS-C Treatment with SSRI drug
    ... on everything from OTC drugs to prescription drugs. Zelnorm worked really well then it got taken of the market...

  3. very embarassing story but not sure what to do...
    ... have to go. I've had colonoscopies and I was put on zelnorm in high school which worked pretty well but it's off ... I was never officially diagnosed with IBS. After zelnorm was taken off the market I was put on amitiza but...

  4. use laxatives permanently ?? is it harmful ??
    ... Alternating so a med like Amitiza would not work for me. Zelnorm , which I took a few years back, almost killed me....
    ... laxatives, there are other alternatives. Drugs like Zelnorm (in limited release again) and Amitiza have provided...

  5. Zelnorm
    ... local Walgreens pharmacy and the pharmacist told me Zelnorm is back on the market. She said it was put back on...
    ... I suggest if you consider using Zelnorm -- Do some research about the bad side-effects. ...

  6. Tired of major bloating....
    ... only thing I have found that works alittle is the med zelnorm which is for IBS-C and it took my bloating away and...
    ... but isn't going to help with propulsion. I took Zelnorm years ago but found it too harsh (because I'm not...

  7. Help with IBS
    ... etc. Tried Reglan, but couldn't tolerate it, tried Zelnorm , couldn't tolerate it. Finally my doc said we could...

  8. Sorry, but my post is super gross! :(
    ... empty) and no doctor has been able to help me, yet. Zelnorm did nothing but make my stomach make weird noises...

  9. looking for natural remedy
    ... in my bm. I've tried Mirolax, magnesium, flax seed, zelnorm , aloe vera, etc. Nothing helps for long. Mirolax being...

  10. Is this IBS? feeling hopeless!
    ... crying before it finally breaks loose and I can go. ZELNORM has helped tremendously. Hope you feel better soon...

  11. Has Anyone Tried This for IBS?
    ... I was diagnosed with IBS last year and was put on Zelnorm and it worked wonderful. After it was pulled from ... other people have had with this drug. If you were on Zelnorm , what are you doing or taking now to help with your...

  12. newly diagnosed with IBS
    ... drugs are not long lasting. The first time I took Zelnorm I thought God had granted me a miracle cure! The...

  13. Help for Chronic Constipation - Amitiza
    ... finally have help for my chronic constipation. Since Zelnorm was taken off the market, the new thing is called...
    ... unique. For myself, I had a similar response with Zelnorm , although I would not say it was ever a successful...
    ... unique. For myself, I had a similar response with Zelnorm , although I would not say it was ever a successful...
    ... My doc prescribed miralax for me after the zelnorm was pulled. LOVE IT!!...
    ... 3179554]My doc prescribed miralax for me after the zelnorm was pulled. LOVE IT!! How long did it take to...

  14. Anyone tried Amitiza?---Gun shy
    ... medication now and it might help a little, but nothing like Zelnorm did. I have side effects such as headache, stomach...

  15. Lower ribs hurt? Anything to do with IBS?
    ... been seeing a Gastro doc for 4 years and I was taking Zelnorm which helped this problem a lot or most of the time...

  16. IBS/Blood in stool
    ... hemorrhoid. Negative for both Celiac and H-pylori. Was on Zelnorm , which seemed to make my symptoms somewhat manageable ... on own. I had the problem with the blood while on Zelnorm , so I don't think that my medication is the problem ... and to help relieve my IBS symptoms - since no more Zelnorm symptoms have been worse. I eat a fair amount of...

  17. about amitiza caps
    ... I was on Zelnorm for a few years and although it didn't work all the...

  18. What to do about 10-day constipation
    ... t work -- dulcolax. My gi doc wanted me to take Zelnorm . I read side effects and decided not to try it. ...

  19. Do you suffer from bloat?
    ... so much pain, I thought I would die. I have been on zelnorm since 7/06 and of course stopped using it. In it's...

  20. Just Wondering...
    ... what you take for IBS. I was taking Zelnorm and now that's out and was wondering what everyone ... also take Nexium twice a day but since stopping the Zelnorm I'm right back where I first started and feel terrible...

  21. Colon Cleanse
    ... told me that it worked for them. I had been taking Zelnorm and am looking for any alternatives. I also take...
    ... good luck to you. I've also heard bad things about Zelnorm too. Didn't the FDA just ban Zelnorm? maybe that was...

  22. Zelnorm causing heart attacks and strokes question
    ... the news last night and was shocked. I have been on Zelnorm since last Sept. Been doing good. BUT, just yesterday ... a report at nearly 10 pm. I am not taking anymore Zelnorm . Not saying this is what caused my problems, but I...
    ... article and Novartis was asked by the FDA to remove Zelnorm from the market because studies have shown that it ... people. It was removed from the market on 3/30/2007. Zelnorm was put on the market for women with IBS constipation...
    ... pains in my head lately and it could have been the Zelnorm . Im just glad I found out about it, but hope there ... drug. Im sure my doctor will find an alternative to Zelnorm . It was a useful drug...to bad..barb...
    ... I've been on Zelnorm since November, 2006. My gastro doctor assured me...
    ... I was put on Zelnorm in Feb of 2005, After about 6 Months I started having ... Beat and to live with it. Since I heard about the Zelnorm being taken off the shelves I stopped taking it and...
    ... My dr put me on the Zelnorm April '06. My pharmacist didnt even want to fill ... make an appointment. A couple days later I read that Zelnorm was off the market. I'm still in pain and miserable...

  23. Diagnosed with IBS
    ... have just been diagnosed with IBS. My Dr. put me on Zelnorm , colace, and Metamucil. I'll be having a colonoscopy...

  24. back pain and IBS
    ... help regulate me, but nothing is working to good. Zelnorm helped me for a while then it just stopped. What...

  25. Gluten Free
    ... hermit. Recently I changed to a gluten free diet with zelnorm . It has been wonderful! I don't have embarrassing...

  26. How do you Know if It is IBS?
    ... ommunicate with each other and the brain properly. The drug zelnorm somehow facilitates this communication so the nerve...

  27. Please, Please, Please, Please,
    ... Help me............. Zelnorm , can this be taken very long, and what are the siade...
    ... Donna-Sue, I can't answer your Zelnorm question, however if your IBS is severe,as mine was...

  28. Zelnorm???? IS IT TRUE??
    ... problems voiding. My Gastroenterologist put me on Zelnorm , generic Miralax, glycerin suppositories for Bowel...
    ... testing before they are considered safe by the FDA. Zelnorm is currently being tested for long term safety but...
    ... zelnorm , i just read, may have serious long-term consequences...
    ... I tried Zelnorm on the 16th of March and a few days after that. While ... some Xanax to calm down and decided to never take Zelnorm again. One of the pages I read about it, says that...
    ... Zelnorm has been withdrawn, WASHINGTON (AP) -- Swiss pharmaceut...

  29. OMG, Help me now.........Please
    ... so much for asking. The doctor has changed me to Zelnorm , and wants me to try this, I have been on it now...

  30. IBS worse during menopause?
    ... colonoscopy done in '01. The gastroenterologist prescibed zelnorm for me which has been a Godsend. I was still having...

  31. Upper abdominal pain along with left side abdominal pain
    ... I thought I had IBS and ask my doctor for Zelnorm , of course he just gave it to me with no testing....

  32. nausea
    ... what the nausea could be from. First tried me on Zelnorm which I could not take, then Reglan, felt good for...

  33. Zelnorm Questions
    ... I am wondering the same thing. I have been on Zelnorm for 2days now. I am wondering how it is going to work...
    ... My doctor put me on Zelnorm on September 28, 2006! It has been wonderful. I have...

  34. IBS and Menstrual problems!
    ... start on Benefiber (that stuff is so expensive!!) and Zelnorm . Gyno is having me track my periods on this chart ... between, and what happens during. She also said no to Zelnorm because it may cause diarrhea and cramping which I ... pelvic pain. So, at least for the next 3 months, no Zelnorm . And I have to track my BM's EVERY DAY! If they are ... I have constipation dominant then she'll put me on Zelnorm . So... after that LONG story (I know, sorry). ... Benefiber that works just as well? And, if you're on Zelnorm already, how do you like it? BTW - I have migraines...

  35. I need help..
    ... 3 years for digestive problems and she prescribed Zelnorm and it doesn't work very well. Most of the time when...

  36. Do I have IBS? I was prescribed Zelnorm!
    ... Hi, Just wondering, has the Zelnorm helped anything? If you haven't had a thyroid hormone...

  37. anyone tried Dr. Pimentel's Ibs treatment?
    ... Pimentel's regimen. He put me on rifaximin (2 weeks) and Zelnorm (1 month). It worked wonders for me. I've had IBS...
    ... Xifaxin. I was having a prob w/ IBS-C etc, tried Zelnorm , could not take it, could not take Reglan. Doc said...

  38. IBS, stress, and Zelnorm
    ... I was given Zelnorm a few weeks ago. I've tried it about five different ... take before a colonoscopy. I don't think I'll take Zelnorm again...I need to call my gastro doc back. I went...
    ... I was given Zelnorm when I was in the hospital as a last resort before ... one was #8 Oct 2005 I only have my sigmoid left but Zelnorm didn't help me either. I have IBS and Diver and Mega ... much colon at all now. You can't or shouldn't sure Zelnorm if you've ever had an obstruction. It will just go...

  39. relentless left lower quadrant pain
    ... constipated and it's even worse. I've tried Miralax and Zelnorm so far. I like the Miralax better...Zelnorm caused...

  40. Hi Newbie here in need of help
    ... Do you have Zelnorm in the UK? That seems to be the new drug of choice...

  41. Constipation and Diarreah
    ... probiotics are important. My gastro doc just gave me some Zelnorm to try. I just started so I can't really comment...

  42. Zelnorm, IBS-C, Long colon
    ... Miralax, which helped a bit, but now he wants me to try Zelnorm . I took my first dose yesterday. I still had diarrhea ... night I had the most terrible nightmares. I know Zelnorm works on serotonin in the intestines. In the past ... effects. My questions for those who have taken Zelnorm are what side effects have you had? Has anyone else...
    ... the colonoscopy, and that those interacted with the Zelnorm ? People vary in their rate of med metabolism. Depending ... on how bad your Zelnorm experience was, you may want to give it another try ... still seeking. There are other IBS-C meds besides Zelnorm -- maybe your doc will help you find something that...
    ... my opinion, I would wait a few days to start on the Zelnorm to let your system normalize after the colonoscopy ... I wait 5 days before resuming IBS medications. Zelnorm really works in the intestines, so it's doubtful that ... receptor sites at different places. I'm sure you know zelnorm works on the 5ht4 receptor site in the intestines ... approved called Amitza that you may inquire about if the Zelnorm doesn't work for you. I'd wait a few days (maybe...
    ... chronic constipation and have a call in to my doc to get Zelnorm . I haven't gone in 5 or 6 days now and have tried...
    ... intolerances has a gluten issue. Good luck with the Zelnorm . I hope it helps you. Best wishes....
    ... or if I'm active or resting, etc. I tried the Zelnorm again for a couple of days after things settled from ... everyday since then. I doubt only two days of taking Zelnorm could have "fixed" the problem. I'm waiting a little...
    ... Beano work prior to eating salads? I started the Zelnorm yesterday so its too soon to tell if it will work...
    ... sounds like it's worth a try. My understanding of Zelnorm is that you take it for several weeks and it kind ... the stool like laxatives. I believe you can take Zelnorm up to 12 weeks if it helps you, but the recommended ... course is 4-6 weeks. I just took Zelnorm for a couple of days last week and had extreme diarrhea...

  43. Supplement Helping my IBS
    ... about. I haven't suffered any cramps (I also take Zelnorm , so that might be why) and generally feel pretty good...

  44. Bloating
    ... I take Senokot b/c nothing else works, not even Zelnorm . I try veggies but I bloat with no relieft. Senokot...

  45. poo problems
    ... What has helped me was starting on Prioselc (sp) and Zelnorm . Also, I have been taking a mild laxative (Ex lax ... diverticouitis. Talk with your Dr about the PPI and Zelnorm and think about the Ex lax. It sure has helped me...

  46. Not so sure...
    ... thought it was just mostly constipation and put me on Zelnorm . I don't know if she actually thinks I have IBS, or ... just a one time constipation. She put me on Zelnorm for a month. Since taking the medicine, I have been ... blood in the stool, etc. Has anyone who has been on Zelnorm experienced these side effects? Are they normal? Is...
    ... I have been on Zelnorm for over a year. Zelnorm works most of the time, but it has never given me...

  47. Is this a normal sympton of IBS
    ... arent my main unlike what i had stated. im now taking zelnorm so instead of stomah pains i get diahrea. any help...
    ... night. Since I tended toward constipation I tried Zelnorm and hated it. It made me so dizzy I could not get ... a gentle normal BM. He also only had me taking one Zelnorm as needed and said if it gave me diahrea to cut it ... in half so you might try just the one Zelnorm if you are taking it twice a day. Even the half made...

  48. Hey everybody my doc just told me I have IBS
    ... Yesterday, I went to my doctors, he gave me some Zelnorm samples a weeks worth and told me to take one a day...
    ... Hey everyone thanks for the help. The Zelnorm has helped some, but not the constipation. Its feels ... i cant help that though!), so what happens is my Zelnorm s biggest side effect is diahrea so i go into work...
    ... I looked up drug information on Zelnorm and it indicates that the diarrhea may only last for ... don't take Metamucil while you are also taking the Zelnorm unless you talk to the doctor about it first, though ... if they'd be appropriate to take together. If the Zelnorm doesn't work out for you, you might want to try it...

  49. can't find relief
    ... years ago and have been managing it well. I tried zelnorm and it did not work for me ( kept giving me headaches...

  50. Harry, My doctor won't prescribe me an antifungal!!
    ... but she will write me a prescription for zelnorm , nexium, or etcc.. I asked her for an antifugal...

  51. Xifaxan (Rifaximin) cured me!
    ... To that end, Frissora also prescribes a drug called Zelnorm , which helps keep the intestines moving to keep bacteria...
    ... I wonder if this works for IBS-C as well. Zelnorm is for IBS-C and just about did me in with side effects...

  52. Zelnorm
    ... Yea Zelnorm has helped me. I dont know what u mean by IBS type...
    ... boards who has similar symptoms & is wondering about Zelnorm . Do you take it everyday or just when you have a...
    ... I have been taking Zelnorm for months now with no success. I'm having severe...

  53. New to IBS - HELP!! (Gas issues esp.)
    ... symptom. It is all so frustrating. He did give me Zelnorm to try and I plan to wait until I have been on the...

  54. IBS Symptoms Reappear After Several Years
    ... anyone here has taken that new drug for IBS called Zelnorm ? I'm thinking of asking my doctor about it, but I...

  55. Life long digestive problems, IBS?
    ... some of the serotonin drugs for IBS are Propulsid, Zelnorm , and Lotronex. Some are serotonin agonists, some...
    ... was taken off the market some time ago. I know about Zelnorm but have not heard of Lotronex. Zelnorm is for IbS...

  56. Frustrated with abdominal pain!
    ... refer to as my miserable existence. Did you try the Zelnorm ? I did and it didn't work for me. So, I just take...
    ... Anywayz, now I'm rambling. No, I have not tried Zelnorm , my GP gave me Dicetel and my Gastro told me to keep...
    ... Next time your at your doctors, ask about the Zelnorm . It may be that it helps you. We are all so different...

  57. Which Med's helped you with your IBS
    ... Zelnorm helps me with my IBS...

  58. IBS & Endmetriosis?
    ... GYNO and get checked for that as well? I have been on Zelnorm and Fiber drinks for about a yr now and nothing so...

  59. Trying to determine if I really have IBS
    ... honestly, it sounds like IBS. have you taken Zelnorm ?...
    ... Thanks for your input! No I haven't tried Zelnorm before......
    ... harry, zelnorm is often prescribed for men with ibs-c. have you ... seen the recent zelnorm commericials... now they don't just have womens belly...

  60. Just diagnosed with IBS
    ... gotten worse over time. My Dr Presribed me with Zelnorm . I was wandering if any one else has taken this and...

  61. A quick hello and request for feedback
    ... small amount of food, enough to take my medicine ( zelnorm ). I have the same problem with gas and those strange...
    ... Also tried many meds. Nothing worked. Haven't tried Zelnorm yet since I don't want to go to another gastro doc...
    ... My dr. has suggested Zelnorm but we are holding off till after CT scan on Monday...

  62. Please, I don't know what to do
    ... had something to do with it. On Sunday, I took a Zelnorm hoping it would make be go. It didn't do anything...

  63. what are some best meds for cramping/pain?
    ... The doctor put me on Librax to tryout. I also have Zelnorm , but it seems everytime I take it I have diarrhea...
    ... I have taken zelnorm and all it does for me is give me diarrhea, although...

  64. Help!!!
    ... want to take something but don't know what. I have Zelnorm , and I'm wondering if I should take it and maybe it...

  65. For Those Of You With IBS....
    ... the #2 restroom but 1x every week or so. I am now on zelnorm , doesn't work. I have another appt with my gastro...

  66. IBS Question
    ... many different medications and laxatives, I am now a Zelnorm user. I am still having bathroom issues, not going ... nausea after I eat anything...I have tried taking the Zelnorm right before a meal, during, and after. I am now taking...
    ... another series of tests on the 11th. In addition to my Zelnorm they also have started me on "KRISTALOSE" 1x daily ... type of laxative per my doctor's advice bc I am on Zelnorm 2x daily. I am getting desperate though, tired of...

  67. left sided pain
    ... diets on the Web to try. Some women have success with Zelnorm ....

  68. IBS with constipation..tried things n still having problems
    ... more tests and was diagnosed with IBS. I am now using Zelnorm and even though I am still having problems at least...

  69. Severe cramps and "going" after I eat...anyone else?
    ... won't say it is "perfect". He also took me off of Zelnorm which I'm glad because it just kept me on the toliet...

  70. If Zelnorm hasn't worked for you...
    ... I have tried zelnorm on and off for 3 years now and it has not worked for...
    ... [SIZE=4][FONT=Comic Sans MS] Zelnorm has work great for me!! It actually work the 1st day...
    ... Zelnorm works for me. I get results(most of the time) with...
    ... I have been taking Zelnorm for several months now. I tried it before, during ... there has been quite the change. But reading up on Zelnorm it says it is only for short term use!! Luckily insurance...


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