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  1. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hello, Long time IBS sufferer, been extremely bad over the past three years. Symptoms are fatigue, brain fog, diarrhea with a bristol type 6 stool. Before that I managed it much better, and a round of antibiotics for H pylori made me much much worse. Tried fecal transplants, accupuncture...
  2. Diarrhea Prescription Medications
    Hi, I just wanted to let others know that Nortriptyline is working to control my IBS-D. A year ago, my psychiatrist and I redid my medications for chronic major depression -they had stopped working- and neuropathy due to a spinal cord injury. When I told him I also have IBS-D, everything else...
  3. Diarrhea Prescription Medications
    Hi, I just wanted to let others know that Nortriptyline is working to control my IBS-D. A year ago, my psychiatrist and I redid my medications for chronic major depression -they had stopped working- and neuropathy due to a spinal cord injury. When I told him I also have IBS-D, everything else...
  4. Your Story
    Hello. Boy! I have sooo many symptoms and questions...But, let me introduce myself first: I'm a 49 yr old female diagnosed w Fibro in 2010, CFS2012, IBS in 2016 w/C-Diff w Colitis -my( Dr. gave me antibiotics to find this out), Endometrial cancer in 2014, +for EBV, TPO is 93. TSH,T3,T4 in range...
  5. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hello all, my name is Laura, im 25 years old and have had IBS- D for the past 10 years, progressively getting worse. Ive always been lactose intolerant, and was diagnosed with GERD and IBS in 2009. After countless attempts to stop my IBS-D, multiple tests done, and multiple embarresing...
  6. Your Story
    Hi, this is my first post on the site (new member) but I guess I have to start somewhere. So... I've just started a course of Nortriptyline (20mg nocte) as a last ditch attempt by my gastroenterologist to try and manage my horrendous IBS symptoms. I was just wondering if anyone could advise on...
  7. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi All! I'm desperate for some help. I'm a 27 y/o female and diagnosed with IBS-C almost 2 months ago. I am a bit skeptical that I have IBS (because it's the first thing doctors point to)... but I have had constipation problems and stomach pain for the last 5+ years...so I know something is...
  8. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi everyone, I have been reading this forum regularly since my IBS started 2 and a bit years ago but have never posted before. For a quick history I get constipation and bloating (distension), I have tried all things from fibre and probiotics to Zelnorm (I think that's the name, it's been a...
  9. Prescription Medications
    Hey guys, I just started taking nortriptyline for my IBS on July 4th. My doctor told me to start taking 10 mg every night at bedtime and once the side effects passed and if I didn't notice any relief than I could increase it to 20 mg then 30 mg as needed. I am now up to 30 mg for the past week...
  10. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    I went to a new GI doctor yesterday and was prescribed Nortriptyline hcl 50 mg to take at bedtime each day. I have seen on this forum that others who were prescribed this anti-depressant for IBS-D usually had starting dosages ranging from 10-25mg, not 50 mg. I have never taken an AD before and...
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