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Related terms: Nutcracker esophagus, Diffuse esophageal spasms


We found 18 questions associated with the 'Esophageal Spasm' topic.

My gastro doc has perscribed Baclofen ( a muscule relaxer) for esophageal spasms. I do think I may?

Posted 28 Jul 2012 5 answers

... have had at least one of these spasms during a severe gerd attack. But due to also having been diagnosed with costochondritis (inflamation of the cartalidge in the ribs) I cannot tell if I'm still having mild spasms. All these issues happened after the severe gerd attack. I take PPI's ...

Has anyone ever used Elavil for esophageal spasms [severe] along with severe hiatal hernia and re?

Posted 17 Apr 2012 7 answers

Also have reflux from both the esophogus and hiatal hernia. Has been about 3 years and is continuing to get worse. Spasms cause my throat to close and is nick named "nutcracker disease." This has been a drug recommened instead of surgery to try first. I need to know the pros and cons on ...

Esophageal Spasm - I have a lump in my throat and chest pain 24-7 from my esophageal muscle spasms?

Posted 7 Dec 2012 3 answers

what is the best medication and is the lump and pain normal to stay continous Thanks

Fibromyalgia - I have fibro and also have been experiencing severe chest pain (esophageal spasm has?

Posted 16 May 2011 6 answers

... been confirmed but doesnt explain all the symtoms). I go to a pain clinic and am on anti-anxiety, anti-depressents, calcium channel blocker, sleep medication, nitrostat, fentanyl patch, breakthru pain meds (5/325 hydro)..My most recent med is neurontin and I am only taking 100 mg once a day at ...

Isosorbide Mononitrate - How long does it take Imdur to relieve chest pain?

Posted 28 Nov 2012 1 answer

I just started Imdur yesterday for esophageal spasms and I am wondering how long it takes to get relief from the chest pains. I haven't gotten any relief yet. I am on the lowest dose available (30mg) to start with.

Esophageal Spasm - Nutcracker Esophagus?

Posted 22 May 2014 3 answers

Hello, My father suffers from what we believe is nutcracker esophagus. Does anyone here know if that disorder can be caused by anxiety? His Doctors have run out of answers

Gastroparesis and constipation: what works?

Posted 18 Dec 2016 1 answer

I was diagnosed with severe gastroparesis, and also esophageal spasms, and chronic constipation. So, I haven't gone in several days, despite daily Lizness and Miralax. I am currently doing prep for colonoscopy. I already drink massive amounts of water, so not concerned about dehydration. So I ...

I take Ativan as need for esophageal spasms. I have some that is 10 months past the "discard after?

Posted 4 Sep 2017 1 answer

... date" Is it still ok or should I throw it away. Seems a shame to go to the doctor, pay her/him and then pay the drug store if this is ok to take for my problem I have had for years. Thanks

Esophageal Spasm - Hi, I am currently having another spasam, second of the day. I am taking?

Posted 9 Apr 2013 2 answers

... nitro and a antispasmodic, they don't really help. I asked my doctor for a prescription for something for the pain and she said it would not help the pain. I am frustrated that she could not understand the pain level from these spasams. Anyone else have problems getting the point across to ...

Esophageal Spasm - I am 8 hours into a spasm and cannot swallow anything. I do not want to go to?

Posted 20 Jul 2014 3 answers

... the ER. Not in pain, but cannot swallow anything. What can I do to get it to relax?

Esophageal Spasm - I have been dealing with these spasms for 5 years. I read that they might lessen?

Posted 19 Jan 2011 2 answers

... with time. Is this true? I am currently on Calcium channel blockers, H2 inhibitors and Lorazepam. Some days are better then others. I had one pneumatic dilation about three years ago but use a first level dilator because of my size. I get so depressed and the drugs don't seem to help this ...

Enalapril - Anyone else have esophagus or throat problems from this drug?

Posted 16 Sep 2011 2 answers

Have suffered from severe esophageal spasms for 5+ years and have had a chronic sore throat for 2.5mos. I've had a complete heart check then ear/nose/throat check, and finally a complete physical. Today I had an upper endoscopy. The doc toid me to quit taking enalapril.

Is it esophageal spasms? Please help!!?

Posted 4 Jun 2012 2 answers

Hi I'm 16 and have had really weird symptoms lately!! I have Epstein Barr virus but something else feels wrong!! I have tightness in chest mostly at night, gas problems, swollen throat around the base of my neck and I have had a feeling that something is stuck in my throat! Could I be having ...

Has anyone been prescribed Nortriptyline for esophageal spasm? I will begin trying it (10mg) and am?

Posted 13 Mar 2013 1 answer

... concerned about side effects of any tricyclic. I am curious about others' experiences using it for the esoph. spasms.

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