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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: No significant interaction - except possibly producing some loose stools.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Psyllium: Soluble fiber such as ispaghula, calcium polycarbophil, or Psyllium, which is found in Metamucil, have been shown to reduce universal symptoms in IBS ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No it will not: There is no indication based on the studies and fda approval of this drug that it will cause electrolyte abnormality long run.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop: talk to your provider about a lower dose or different med
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Minghsun Liu
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Not probiotics: Doubt probiotics is causing the GERD exacerbation. Check with the doctor who prescribed you the Linzess. I am not aware that it should cause GERD wors ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Not habit forming: Linzess is not habit forming. Ibs is a chronic condition so medication may be needed chronically.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not from this forum: You have posted your question on HealthTap's free, public, informational forum, where neither medical care nor prescriptions are given. In the US, Hea ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it was: Yes it was to go though fda rigorous process with the stdies showing its effectiveness, side effects based on the studies required by the fda if appr ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Irritable bowel syndrome: Is because signals that go from the brain to the bowel and from the bowel to the brain through the autonomic nervous system are in a state of chaos. ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS_C: If you have very little or no urge for bowel movements, try taking daily a gentle bowel stimulant containing a stool softener. SenokotS is such a prod ... Read More
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