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my doctor got his samples this morning. he is both a gp and a GI specialist so it may be they all are getting some. also his take on the gender thing was that it's mostly for TV ads.but he'd s pretty down-to-earth kind fo doctom
 

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My doctor gave me a month supply yesterday and another refill that is free. Problem is I am a IBS D type and it says not to take it if you have this type. My doctor said he understood that it would work for the C & D. I don't think I want to try it but if I do I will try it on the weekend in case I have a bad reaction. Also, it says it's only a temporary medication to be used for 3 to 4 months. What's with that?
 

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SigKnee, It's listed as a temporary medication in order to get it on the market. That's what the FDA would approve. I've taken it since last September with no problems.
 

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isn't it for IBS C only? I assumed that it was not for IBS C/D (like me). I'm doing preyt well right now so haven't looked into in depth. But as far as I could see, most of the medications are for either D (like lotronex) or C. Since I alternate, I stay clear.nancy
 

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OH no!Another Lotronex fiasco!Zelnorm is for C types, as Lotronex is for D's!I am alarmed that the Novartis marketing reps are promoting this medicine as "IBS general"! A foolish risk for the company, in my opinion.Not good news!
 
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