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Have ibs-c and continuous intestinal and colon pain, anxiety.Celexa (citalopram) and antispasmodics don't help with pain.Suggestions/alternatives?

Have ibs-c and continuous intestinal and colon pain, anxiety.Celexa (citalopram) and antispasmodics don't help with pain.Suggestions/alternatives?

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. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Had bowel resection 5 weeks ago. 3 days ago I developed pain in the rectum during bowel movements. I was told to take antispasmodic - anything else?

Had bowel resection 5 weeks ago. 3 days ago I developed pain in the rectum  during bowel movements. I was told to take antispasmodic - anything else?

Stool softener: At 5 wks post colon resection the anastomosis is healing tightly. Any firm stool in left colon passing thru the stitch line can cause pain especially with a low anterior resection. The diet should be kept soft without roughage and stool softener like Colace (docusate sodium) used so that the stitch line wont be irritated. ...Read more

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Hello!!i'm suffering from irritable bowel syndrome and my bowel hurts when i drink beer or i eat some food like chips .should i take a painkiller when i feel this insufferable pain or should i take antispasmodic like buscopan?also when i'm out every n

Hello!!i'm suffering from irritable bowel syndrome and  my bowel hurts when i drink beer or i eat  some food like chips .should i take a painkiller when i feel this 
insufferable pain or should i take 
antispasmodic like buscopan?also when i'm out every n

Avoid the foods: I think the best answer would be to avoid the beer and chips and opt for choices that don't cause insufferable pain. If you get the pain then either medication can help. Pain meds can cause constipation so if you have IBS that is predominantly constipation I would avoid opioid pain medications. ...Read more

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Is an antispasmodic addictive?

Is an antispasmodic addictive?

Maybe: Lomotil, (diphenoxylat and atropine) an often used antispasmodic, has an opioid component.All opioids have addictive potential. ...Read more

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What are natural antispasmodics?

What are natural antispasmodics?

Let's not confuse...: "natural" and "safe." belladonna has been used for its antispasmodic effects for thousands of years, but it is more dangerous and has more severe side effects than pharmaceutical agents in use today. ...Read more

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Where I can find a list of antispasmodic medications?

Where I can find a list of antispasmodic medications?

Many websites: Thre are many websites that can give you the answe. Global rph, epocrates are two that can be helpful. ...Read more

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How can you treat palpitation caused by antispasmodic medications?

How can you treat palpitation caused by antispasmodic medications?

Stop the medicine: Well that's a pretty simple answer but we avoid giving medictions to prevent the heart from skipping as the medicines themselves have side effects that can be serious. So the best answer here is the obvious one. ...Read more

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What is urinary tract antispasmodic?

What is urinary tract antispasmodic?

Controls bladde urge: Urinary antispasmodics are medications or supplements that control bladder spasms, which may occur due to bladder irritation caused by multiple of things, one of which can be an infection. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


Antispasmodic (Definition)

An antispasmodic (synonym: spasmolytic) is a drug or a herb ...Read more