I recently was prescribed a fairly need medication called Resotran. My pharmacist had never heard of it it is so new. I seem to be having a different side effect every day. The firsat day was the worst as the headache was unbelieveable. Since then I have had gas, dizzyness, sleepiness and thirst. It is helping with the IBS symptoms though I must admit.
I've not heard of it but would like to know how it's working for your IBS? I'm going to talk to my doctor at the end of the month about something for mine, if this is what I have. I've had stomach issues for about 20 years now after food poisoning which has affected my daily life in a very negative way. I'm just so tired of living this way, something needs to change so I'm willing to try anything at this point. Kim.
I've been on this medication for almost a year for IBS-C. My US doctor agreed to write me a script that I get filled from overseas. The generic medication is called prucalopride and the brand name I take is called Resolor. I tried every single possible treatment and medication available for IBS-C in the US for three years and this was the first thing to work on both constipation and distention. (Amitiza worked but I felt like I had the flu every single day and it just wasn't worth it, as bad as my IBS-C was.)
Within an hour of taking 1mg of Resolor I had the most normal movement I had had since my symptoms began. I don't remember having any unpleasant side effects. It lost some effectiveness (maybe 10%-25%) after about 6 weeks or two months but is still the best thing I've found. If they can make it stronger and extended release, I'd be very pleased.
I just started Resotran a week ago, but I also started an antibiotic at the same time (still on both). Body started trying to empty out the first two days- just so so much to clean out. 3rd day extreme diarrhea, 4th day - normal! After years! 5th day- extreme diarhea. One thing though- about the same time of taking R., I started having extreme night terrors (which I've never had before) trying to wake up, crying and screaming in my dreams and crying and screaming when I DO wake up. The doc said not to take it last night. That was ugly- EXTREME extended gut like 9 mos preg, extension pain- you guys get the idea. Last night no terror and no Resotran. We'll see how it goes. Can't live with the IBS, it controls my life. Will go on R. again in couple days and see how it goes. Had high hopes for this med. *Anyone else have serious messed up sleep from this?
Yes I am taking this drug and have just started it. The past 5 days have been interesting... background I have had 2 fundopications 3 hiatle hernias, and a pyloriplasty. And and one lower abdominal hernia--- one of my proceedures they clipped my Vagus Nerve... my symptoms since alll the fixes has been severe bloating, constipation, constand abdomninal pain. Leaving me unsable to work due to lack of sleep and severe depression from not being able to perform work duties... since starting the Resotran intestinal bloating is down 30-40% and pain has dereased significantly. It is still early and I am causiously optomistic and very pleased so far. Side effects so far side effects are decreased appitite and some discomfort and fatigue which are ok with me in comparison.
I am about 30% better in 5 days will take that anyday!!! Give it a shot people well worth the 2 month trial my doc have me on... Good luck all... PS get the majority of the Glutn out of your system... and don't go out and buy gluten free junk food cause its still junk food... stick with the good stuff steak chicken pork fish potatoes rice veggies.. Freash if you can but freash frozen will do and save you some money too.
That's my 5 cents hope it helps
After suffering with IBS-C or chronic constipation for 20 years, this drug is working! Been on it for 5 days. First day i had extreme diarhrea and terrible headache and generally felt sick. The next day the headache was gone, and my guts felt raw i suppose from the previous day. I am not gassy, not bloated and every morning like clockwork the urge to go has come. A totally foreign feeling for me. The first 4 days were diarhea type stools but this morning was the first real ... sorry here..turd i can ever remember having lol. I feel gurgling throughout the day some, but maybe thats my guts doing what they are supposed to do and i have never had that. I am very happy with resotran. I pray that it continues to work! Had been on zelnorm 14 yrs ago and it worked at first but then stopped working. Fingers crossed that this pill provides long lasting relief. Constipation has ruled my life for too long
I have IBS with constipation. I have better days and times with bad flare ups that make my stomach feel extended, with extreme painful gas, despite if I had regular BM that day or not. I asked my pharmacy for resotran which I'm not surprised they never heard of also there's no generic version do it's not covered by my health care. On days where my stomach feels exceptionally painful with having difficulty to go and have a " normal " BM I take 1/2 -1 tablet of 2 mg resotran and without irritation or " pain to go" like with other laxative type meditation, this one makes me go within hour of taking it without any cramps or pain.
Initially I remember not having much side effects but than I dont take this medication everyday and I don't take a whole tablet I try with 1/2 which usually does the job if Not than I'll take the other half but I can at least rely that I'll have a regular BM when I take it so I don't have to walk around all day with cramps and pain of constipation. That's mainly where it helps is to make you regular when nature can't kick in and it gets too painful to wait. On my flare up days when there's gas and cramps and even going to washroom doesn't help I take strong probiotic and some extra strength Gas-X which helps not as much as probiotic does once it kicks. I tried peppermint tablets but not on empty stomach and some extra water.
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