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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Off - label for IBS: According to http://www.Emedexpert.Com/facts/citalopram-facts.Shtml: "selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris) are frequently used in the trea ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marthalee Walden
31 years experience Psychiatry
Probably : You would certainly want to check with your doctor but with such a low dose of elavil, adding Celexa (citalopram) would probably be okay. It would als ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: This combination at those dosages should not present any issues.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Triavil/Elavil/Celex: Triavil contains Amitriptyline & perphenazine. If u use all 3, u r combining 3 antidepressants at same time, 2 of which are the same medication. I wou ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Polypharmacy: With these medications, you are essentially receiving 30 mg of amitriptylene (a tricyclic antidepressant) 2 mg of trilafon (perphenazine) (an antipsyc ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Were these meds all: prescribed together? Triavil is a combination medication of amitriptyline & perphenazine. So I don't understand why Triavil and amitriptyline a ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Tricyclics for pain: Amitryptilline is tricyclics antidepressant that can be used to relieve neuropathic pain. One of the side effects is drowsiness, dry mouth, inability ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Balgobin
19 years experience Family Medicine
Bloating : try probiotic and reduce dairy, sugar and gluten from your diet.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: I'd go back to my doctor until he/she finds the right potion for my symptoms. You may want to consider a second opinion.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Nowadays, over and unnecessarily medicating has been commonplace to meet the demand of political correctness and money-making; almost 1/3 of medical v ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Citalopram is used to treat depression and anxiety. If part of the ibs is either of these problems it may help.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
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Irritable bowel: Yes in some cases it definitely can work - unfortunately a lot of irritable bowel is trial and error because there is a lot we do not know.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes - off label.: It is used off- label according to http://www.Emedexpert.Com/facts/citalopram-facts.Shtml : "selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris) are freq ... Read More
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