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Diagnosed with IBS - cramping and constipation. Was prescribed nortrypline-no relief. Alternatives?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: Fiber supplements

One of the most effective treatments for IBS is to take a psyllium supplement (metamucil, citrocel) daily with water or juice.

In brief: Fiber supplements

One of the most effective treatments for IBS is to take a psyllium supplement (metamucil, citrocel) daily with water or juice.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Yes

Nortriptaline is an antidepressant that has some efficacy in ibs.
It is usually prescribed by a gastroenterologist. If it fails to work satisfactorily then i would go back to your GI doctor and tell them.

In brief: Yes

Nortriptaline is an antidepressant that has some efficacy in ibs.
It is usually prescribed by a gastroenterologist. If it fails to work satisfactorily then i would go back to your GI doctor and tell them.
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