Review: how effective is Amitriptyline hydrochloride for Irritable bowel syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Apr, 18, 2014)
Overall ratings: 3.5/5
Long term ratings: 3.9/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Amitriptyline hydrochloride (amitriptyline hydrochloride) is for Irritable bowel syndrome. The study is based on 25 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Amitriptyline hydrochloride
Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,988 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine. Common side effects of Amitriptyline hydrochloride include fatigue, nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue aggravated, weakness.
Irritable bowel syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (latest reports from 70,249 patients) is typically treated by Bentyl, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Amitiza, Mebeverine Hydrochloride, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Lomotil.
On Apr, 18, 2014: 25 people are studied for taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride in Irritable bowel syndrome
Amitriptyline hydrochloride effectiveness for Irritable bowel syndrome (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Amitriptyline hydrochloride for Irritable bowel syndrome * :
|Irritable bowel syndrome||72.00%||28.00% |
Age of people who take Amitriptyline hydrochloride for Irritable bowel syndrome * :
|Irritable bowel syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||8.00%||24.00%||36.00%||12.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
Who find Amitriptyline hydrochloride more effective for Irritable bowel syndrome?
Gender of people who find Amitriptyline hydrochloride more effective * :
|Irritable bowel syndrome||64.29%||35.71% |
Age of people who find Amitriptyline hydrochloride more effective * :
|Irritable bowel syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||28.57%||42.86%||14.29%||14.29%||0.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Related topic: Amitriptyline hydrochloride, Irritable bowel syndrome
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From this study (12 months ago):
I started out on 10 mg at night for IBS and to get more restful sleep. That was January 2012. Continued to take 10 mg nightly. Later in the year around October, I increased to 25 mg because the IBS didn't seem a lot better. (IBS, diarrhea)From October 2012 until now May 2013 I have gained 30 pounds. My doctor ask me why I was gaining weight. I eat the same as before, nothing has changed. Little did I know. I had NEVER read the side effects of this medicine. I was just happy to be able to eat without running to the bathroom. I have noticed in the last few months, a rapid heartbeat. So much so that it feels like the entire bed is shaking.
From this study (1 year ago):
Just added Welchol. Not sure if its working well with the amitriptylene
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