... vomiting, diarrhea and extreme stomach pain at times. Doesn't matter what I eat, if I can even swallow it because my gag reflex is off the charts. My Dr. Says to hang in there, but I would just like to know if there's light at the end of this very dark tunnel I'm in right now. I've heard it's better to take with food, but I can't keep anything down to be able to take it with food.
I am on week 2 which I take 120 a.m. and 240mg at p.m.
My first week I experience diarrhea, gas, tummy gurgling and nausea.
My second week began tuesday. Symptoms still ongoing except now after my p.m. full dose I began having extreme stomach pain on top of other symptoms. I've had loss of appetite.
I too no longer can force myself to eat beforehand. Although I still chew my baby aspirin 30 minutes ahead.
So this morning at 7:30 I braved it and took without eating. So far no nausea or diarrhea. Tummy is rumbling and I feel feverish and chills of which I noticed happened after last night dose. I don't know if taking it without food helped me but I feel better. I'm going to try it tonight too. I noticed the flushing is less too.
Hugs of comfort to you
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