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Re: Lotronex follow-up
      07/25/11 07:24 AM
Sand

Reged: 12/13/04
Posts: 4490
Loc: West Orange, NJ (IBS-D)

Ironically, shortly after I posted this I went into a terrible spell of IBS-D. It's probably because I had to take antibiotics for bronchitis. I've gone back to the Lotronex and am finding that taking .125mg every 3 days seems to be working well. I think your advice about finding a balance with more fiber is excellent and I'm going to work on that.

I'm really glad Lotronex is working so well for you. It is amazing to actually *feel* the change in how my gut reacts to stress that would have sent it over the edge without the Lotronex. And this is so true:

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The urgency issues are GONE and that is a big factor with me. Because I don't have those issues, the anxiety that would play off my IBS D is gone.




I could feel myself slipping back into "stay home, don't go out" mode as my IBS flared and my anxiety over it meant the stress was overriding the relief I got from more careful eating. I don't want that and am glad the Lotronex can help with it.

Take care.

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