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User Reviews for Relistor to treat Constipation, Chronic

Relistor has an average rating of 4.5 out of 10 from a total of 4 ratings for the treatment of Constipation, Chronic. 50% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 50% reported a negative experience.

Relistor rating summary

4.5/10 average rating

4 ratings from 5 user reviews.

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Anonymous · July 8, 2015

"Nothing yet, not helping, on 3rd day i took 3 shots, but still, not worked...i am on my 8th shot today...going back to docs in morning...i hurt, i feel tight, bloated...it feels it could rupture at any time...god, the constipation feels like death."i am so full, i dont feel i can eat or drink"

1 / 10
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cronicKen · Taken for less than 1 month · November 3, 2013

"My 1st 12mg injection cramped me severly with sweting & nausa.got to go about 20mins later had been 4 days. Have been on pain meds for 21yrs and finally found this medicine. Getting ready for 2nd injection hope the cramping aint as bad as the first time."

8 / 10
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Ed · March 19, 2018

"I'm going on 3rd month of usage, absolutely helps with constipation. I have had every test possible and they show no major problems . Gut still hurts every day. There's definitely a physical problem with digestive tract. Cancer was ruled out, no heart problem, yet in so much pain and hard to pass stool without Relistor. Any Drs out there can give me any recommendations as what to do next.I'm desperate Thank to all of you"

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Stoppedup · September 7, 2020

"I am prescribes relistor shots once a day for opiate caused constipation. I realize I'm supposed to take all meds as prescribed, but this is the only med I take that I take for it to work the best. I found taking it every day only lessons the effects of the drug, thus the benefits as well. What helps a great deal is if when I wake I drink a cup or 2 of some form of hot drink be it coffee or hot water lemon & honey, which is what I use. Then wait like 5mins and do your shot. When I went from every day use which within a month was basically totally ineffective, to using it 3x a week with the hot drink before I am a totally new person who can actually get out and live my life. I had no idea how much of life was being stolen away from me until I got a taste of it back! Oh, I also drink the hot liquid on the off days. Give it a couple weeks to start regulating. Enjoying it! I hope others out there find this helpful. It's been a life saver for me."

8 / 10
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Pearbottomboy · Taken for less than 1 month · July 31, 2019

"I have had chronic constipation due to taking methadone for severe nerve damage and my nerves now not working in my colon, and stomach properly. I have been on opioid for over 26 years. From reading some of these reviews I wonder if some of you may have similar issues and that may be why many meds may or may not work for you. You may want to check with your doctor about the possibilities. OIC is the first issue thought of but in some cases there may be more to it, so I have learned. I'm hoping this info can at least help someone. I have taken my first dose today of three 150MG tabs 30 min before eating first thing in the AM. I will be starting out by taking this dose for 3 days in a row. I am hopeful because Movantik worked well more then not however it was always violent clearing out of my system and the withdrawal side effects were unbearable for me so I am a bit fearful of these side effects from Relistor. I will be back to share how or if this med works for me enough."

1 / 10
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