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  1. General Discussion
    I am a 24 year-old female with IBS-D. I have had persistent stomach pain for about a year now. I have tried lots of different medications. Some work for a little and then stop. Right now I am on Lotronex and am hoping that helps. How do people cope with persistent stomach pain, both physically...
  2. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    I was discussing Lotronex with my family doctor. She has IBS-D herself and uses Lotronex for years but she said it is SO EXPENSIVE! She is encouraging people to write to their senators about the expense because it helps so many people! BTW--I got a quote from the pharmacist, if you didn't...
  3. Prescription Medications
    I went to refill my lotronex rx today and it was denied by my insurance company because a generic is available! I questioned the pharmacist and he double checked, and there is now a generic! Made by Roxane. I told him to order it, it should be at CVS tomorrow for pickup, costing $12.99...
  4. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Is there anyone out there on Lotronex? I am a male and when the allowed (FDA) to come back on the market they places severe (black label) restrictions on it. It was a 'cure for me for when I was taking it, I actually forgot I had IBS. Then the quacks at the FDA listened to some trumped up data...
  5. Diarrhea Prescription Medications
    Looking for advice here... I have dealt with IBS for most of my life, tried many of the treatment regimes, and finally found a doctor to put me on Lotronex. It was a life changing drug for 6 months, then came health care reform, company changing insurance providers, and now a denial of...
  6. Diarrhea Prescription Medications
    The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Division of Risk Management and the Division of Gastroenterology and Inborn Errors Products are looking for patients who have experience with using the medication Lotronex. They plan to have a listening session call for approximately one hour, from...
  7. General Discussion
    Stats: Age - 28 Sex - Male IBS type - D Started Lotronex today at 8:30am. One 0.5mg tablet once a day and will adjust from there. So far no noticeable effects 3 hours later. I've read it can take some time for it to kick in. Mods I posted this thread here so that people will see it as the...
  8. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    The Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 requires FDA to bring, at least annually, one or more drugs with Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) with elements to assure safe use (ETASU) before its Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSaRM). On July 10...
  9. Welcome!
    I'm 27 years old, and since the day I was born I've been back and forth to multiple doctors, specialists and been on my fair share of medications. I have been told I have nothing wrong with me, I have everything wrong with me or it's all just in my head. I have been dealing with daily diarrhea...
  10. Diarrhea Prescription Medications
    Hi Everyone I have had d for over 20 years Like most of you Ihave been the Lomotil, Benytl, Questran et route Irecently had some of he wosrt D of my life an d was chained to my house About ten days ago Istarted Lotronex My Gastro had been ruluctant about giving it to me because of my age...
  11. Prescription Medications
    Hello all, I would welcome any experience or advice others have. After many years of suffering, my wife found relief in Lotronex last year. We both have the same insurance available from our employers. Last year, we were able to fill it as a regular script for approximately $180 per month. This...
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