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A 44-year-old member asked:

Has anyone ever taken elavil (amitriptyline) for stomach problems and did it help ibs?

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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Ibs is a multi-factorial disease.I submit you are a mind, body and spirit.If any of these parts are "ill" you are ill.If you don't address the "mind" part your brain will make you feel sick.Recommend you follow your dr's recommendation of elavil (amitriptyline).I use it often in this situation.
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