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Dicyclomine - Why should I take Bentyl?

Posted 18 days ago by anymous 2 answers

I have diverticulosis. Colonoscopy was fine. I never know cramps will happen... just like being in labor. I’ll go to bathroom sometimes solid then cramps worse and end with diarrhea. This lasts hour to five hours. Sometimes can’t make to bathroom. I wear pads to help. 2013 had rectal ...

Atenolol - I am currently on metoprolol,25 mg. I am 86 years old and have a pacemaker for afib?

Posted 5 Jan 2018 by HSTINGEL 0 answers

as well as diverticulosis,(2 episodes in ten years)I get tired in the PM,would I be better off taking atenolol at same dosage?I had a heart attack 1n 1999.I also take simvastatin, metoprolol and,finasteride for BHP.I have problems sleeping,but am borderline apnea.Also 5'10'',weigh ...

I have Crohns and diverticulosis for about 13 years. I's post menopasal. I am taking sulfasalazine?

Posted 19 Oct 2017 by Sweating 2 answers

... tab.500 mg 4x day. I suffer with excessive sweating. I had my blood checked. My cortisol levels are HIGH (160-75). I read on the Internet that sulfasalazine can cause high cortisol. I have been under a lot of stress the past 18 months taking care of my 92 year Mother and 89 year old Aunt. I ...

Is 65mg ferrous sulfate 2x daily safe and for how long?

Posted 21 Feb 2017 by bjm10 0 answers

I was diagnosed with bleeding diverticulosis and my hemoglobin was 7 and I received 2 units of blood. I was released from hospital with hemoglobin at 10 or less and prescribed 65mg iron 2x daily. I worry about the side effects of iron that I have read about and fear the dosage may be too high. and ...

Gastrointestinal Diverticula - Is it safe to take miralax or milk of magnesia while having a bout of

Posted 12 Mar 2015 by Tracyholbrook 2 answers

... diverticulitus? I've Been having small thin stools and last night I had aweful bloating in my upper tummy area. I'm on antiobiotics and bentyl since yesterday. I'm not sure what's causing the bloating And small stools. I was diognosed a month ago. So I'm new to all of ...

Cholestyramine - I have been on Prevalite Powder for 6 months. I had my gall bladder out 50years ago

Posted 16 Jun 2016 by Annajustmay 0 answers

Have had problems ever since, which have gotten worse as I age. Anyway, I have been complaining about my problems with diarrhea and been told it was IBS, diverticulitis, diverticulosis, and most recently an infection in my gut which is when I was prescribed 20 days of Ciprofloxacin and the ...

Stomach Pain - I have gastroparesis and diverticulosis my gi dr told me she can't do anything else?

Posted 17 Jun 2015 by stomach pain 7 2 answers

... for me she told me to go to a pain dr and get pills for pain, I can't live on pain pills the rest of my life any suggestions

What is the difference between IBS and Diverticulosis?

Posted 9 Sep 2011 by scottishksd 1 answer

Clarify the real significant differences of how unrelated they are. I really need a comparison to show people they are not one in the same; noting the most serious symptomatic risks of each.

Should I go through with prep for colonoscopy?

Posted 12 Sep 2013 by MT63 1 answer

I was diagnosed with 2 incidental tumors on my left adrenal gland, I've been taking Cipro for prostititus & diverticulosis. Over the past week I have been awakened at night with powerful thirst - dehydration. I'm wondering if I should postpone my colonscopy preparation & the ...

I have been taking metamucil and colace but haven't had my normal daily movement. Is this ok?

Posted 3 Sep 2012 by Ruth Peterson 1 answer

but today I didn't have a bowl movement, and this happened once before, it that ok, is it normal to miss a day without a bowl movement, taking this for diverticlous

Is Miralax safe for long term use?

Posted 25 May 2010 by aureae 1 answer

I was diagnosed with diverticulosis about two years ago, about one year ago I had to be hospitalized with diverticulitis. My gastro put me on Miralax, and I have been taking it for 5 mo now. Recently I am feeling bloated, abdominal pain and nausea. Is it possible that Miralax have been causing ...

Mucinex DM - Has anyone every had severe gastro effects from taking MucineDM?

Posted 19 May 2012 by jeeper270 1 answer

First 2 or 3 times I ended up in the hospital being treated for a colon infection. I thought it was a coincidence. I was even scheduled for surgery once they cleared up the infection. The thinking was, after treating me for diverticulosis with 7 hospitalizations in 5 years called for a resection. ...

Why my doctor prescribed 2 antibiotics: cipro and flaxyl to treat it? Isn one enought?

Posted 4 Jan 2010 by hildafox1 1 answer

first bout of diverticulosis. fever and abdominal pain with swelling.

Can you get diverticulosis while taking Bactrim DS?

Posted 5 Dec 2010 by jbat 2 answers

I have been taking Bactrim D-s for 6 days for an infection in my hand from a bad cut, now I have developed diverticulosis symptoms, could I be havin an attack while on the antibiotic?

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