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    Hi, As background, I have IBS-C where my constipation was well regulated with Miralax but having a lot of pain. I was having limited success with IBGard about an hour before my evening meal. I also take pantoprazole in the morning for reflux. I also take levothyroxine which has to be taken...
  2. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Does anyone have endometriosis, ibs-c, and GERD? I keep eating the wrong things and it does not help to look up what is safe for others because they are not safe for me. I've been trying to get chores done for the past week but the second I start I get sick. Does anyone have any idea what I...
  3. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    So I've been in chronic gut pain for over a year and tried many things to no avail. I take restoralax everyday with fibre pills and amitriptyline at night but so far I'm just getting worse. I constantly feel like I need to have a movement but I either don't have one or have a liquid movement and...
  4. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    After 2-3 weeks, my first Pfizer COVID-19 shot seems to have set off my IBS-C related cramping which had long been dormant. Includes cramping after eating---at remote locations like legs, feet, and hands. Also tingling in my right outer thigh (may be meralgia paresthetica). Miralax helped...
  5. General Discussion
    Anyone know why collagen peptides may seem to help my IBS-C symptoms? I read that collagen peptides are similar to osmotic laxatives, pulling water into the bowel. They seem to help me have BMs and also relieve pain. Anyone else experience this?
  6. Welcome!
    Hi all! I am new to this forum and hoping to find some guidance from others who may have, or are, suffering similar symptoms. I am an avid runner and triathlete, have suffered constipation almost my entire adult life and started experiencing IBS symptoms about 8-10 years ago (currently...
  7. General Discussion
    Hello fellow travelers, A friend sent the link to this forum. This is my first post. I am a 70 yo man and live alone. IBS took hold of me over ten years ago. My suspicion is that IBS began while I was living in rural Australia and drank rain water collected into large holding tanks. It...
  8. General Discussion
    I was prescribed both by my gastrointerologist for my IBS-C. She said I could take both if one doesn't help but try the Trulance first. I looked around on the net and can't find anything about the difference. They both do the same thing but last night I tried Motegrity and had relief in about...
  9. General Discussion
    Almost 3 years ago, a nasty GI problem appeared in my life. My gastrointestinal transit as a whole is much slower, things seem to pass in a much more...difficult manner. I have chronic constipation, our as doctors would put it, IBS-C. But concerning constipation, linaclotide, along with a...
  10. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    TLDR Problem: Constipation for about a year. solution: Chew your food to a pulp. Dont eat when you dont need to, there is a difference between an empty stomach and hunger. Change your gut biome, Relax pelvic muscles when having a BM. My story. I started to get constipated around January...
  11. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I posted this over a year ago on this forum: http://www.ibsgroup....-a-problem-now/ The difference now is that I've gained weight (muscle), due to a healthy diet. And I take no medicine at all anymore.I have weaned down from 2 doses of miralax a day. I poop about every day with no complaints...
  12. General Discussion
    Once a person takes Linzess, how quickly does it work to produce BM?
  13. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    https://www.drugs.com/newdrugs/fda-approves-motegrity-prucalopride-adults-chronic-idiopathic-constipation-cic-4885.html Prucalopride is now legal in the United States...!!!!!!! My doctors sure as heck don't know it, but it's legit. Go GO GO! :^) The Zelnorm-free nightmare is over!
  14. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I posted this over a year ago on this forum: http://www.ibsgroup....-a-problem-now/ The difference now is that I've gained weight (muscle), due to a healthy diet. I've weened myself completely off of Miralax. I take no laxatives anymore. I poop about every day with no complaints whatsoever. Go...
  15. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi all I first posted here earlier in the year - I'd been suffering from severe, unremitting constipation that was finally diagnosed as "IBS-C with slow transit constipation / colonic inertia", and nothing was working. Below is a list of things that I tried: • Movicol / Miralax (2 sachets a...
  16. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello. This is my first post. For context, I am now 22, and have been experiencing symptoms of IBS-D ever since I was 15 or 16. Then, I got addicted to opiates, which helped my IBS-D. For the past 2 years, I have been on suboxone treatment, and I had some issues, but for the most part, I felt...
  17. General Discussion
    I have struggled with IBS-C since 2011 at the age of 22. My grandmother passed away at the age of 32 from Colon Cancer, so as a precautionary measure, my primary care doctor ordered a colonoscopy. It was clean, but it was observed that I have a redundant colon. Fast forward through the next 4...
  18. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I posted this over a year ago on this forum: http://www.ibsgroup....-a-problem-now/ The difference now is that I've gained weight (muscle), due to a healthy diet. And I take only half a dose of miralax a day, I have weaned down from 2 doses a day. Actually I haven't taken any miralax at all for...
  19. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Good morning everyone, I wanted to post and share my experiences with everyone to gain better insight into this terrible condition. I've suffered with slow transit for years and as I've gotten older, it's gotten worse. In August, I've had a couple of things going on. I had a "scoping" from...
  20. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi All, I'm with Innovative Science Solutions, which is a pharmaceutical consulting company, and I am looking for people that used Zelnorm in the past. There are some questions that i would like to ask regarding this topic and how you may be of help for the future of the IBS community. Please...
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