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I am new to Relistor and experiencing concerning side effects. Is this normal?

Posted 7 Apr 2012 by scooterpop 6 answers

... I have just taken my 3rd dose of Relistor and have not had much support from my doctor on this drug. With each injection I have had the same effects; immediate nausea, abdominal cramping, gas, severe chills for about 2 hours, and no constipation relief at all. Does anyone else experience these ...

Should you use Relistor if you have gastroparesis?

Posted 8 Dec 2011 by Marc_Gordon 3 answers

I have a lot of scar tissue in my abdomin from past surgeries. I've been on Kadian, MS-Contin before that, and MSIR for my pancreatic pain. Is there any reason I should not use Relistor?

Relistor - Has everyone always gotten an immediate reaction (within 24hrs), or none at all?

Posted 26 Apr 2014 by m2elissa 3 answers

When I read about Relistor I finally felt hope in my long struggle with constipation. For years my life has revolved around NOT being able to have a bowel movement due to my pain medication. I have taken 2 12mg doses in the last 2 days with No result. All my hope is fading. Has anyone had to give ...

I have been Relistor for about 9 months now?

Posted 3 Apr 2012 by nan1 3 answers

Does anyone know how long it will work? I don't seem to have as good of a result as when I started 1st using it. Also, what clinical trials have been run for periods longer than 6 months? My GI said that the longest study was for 6 months, but when I saw him at 6 months, he told me to continue ...

Why is Relistor not working? I take 3 tabs with a bottle of water and its $2k ..

Posted 17 Jul 2017 by Tfootes 1 answer

..a bottle it should work. I have suffered for so long, so many years, I finally get introduced to Relistor, only after my insurance informed me that Movantik was not on their formuIary list so the only med that worked every day is not covered, with Relistor first day 3 tabs, on a Friday, with in 4 ...

What is the next step when Relistor Stops working?

Posted 24 Jul 2012 by nan1 1 answer

I have Opiate Bowel Syndrome and I've been on Relistor for quite a while. It has been less and less effective. What is the next step for OBS?

Hi. I am new this to group. I have been diagnosed with the"worst case of fibro" my pain doc has seen

Posted 12 Dec 2012 by cupcake7667 2 answers

Anyway, I am 36 years old, was diagnosed 5 years ago after a traumatic spinal surgery where I coded and nearly lost my life. This surgery has been repeated two more times. I know that 75% of fibromites are female with a neck injury. I am on the highest dosage of meds that I can be. We have played ...

Should Relistor be given to someone with Crohns?

Posted 15 Apr 2014 by tallon 1 answer

My daughter started to have constipation about mid Feb.went to the hospital in late March and sent home with no response to test, xrays,a gastrography. Two days later admitted to another hospital all the same test plus enemas and they were going to send her home again. She said she wasn't ...

For a patient with Adrenoleukodystrophy, genetic, disorder involving severe constipation and urinary

Posted 24 Jan 2010 by AndersonC 1 answer

... retention. Plus I am on high dose narcotic patch for spinal injury for 5 years. Relistor gives great relief in one area and is causing severe urinary retention... catheterisation will be required if I continue. Have others experienced this? C. Anderson

How do I go about finding out which Medicare RX plans cover Relistor?

Posted 16 Feb 2015 by Ivycarole 1 answer

I took Relistor for about a year and it really help. Then I turned 65 and now have Medicare. It wont pay for it and I cant afford it.

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