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How effective is Amitriptyline hydrochloride for Irritable bowel syndrome?





Summary: 27 Amitriptyline hydrochloride users have rated its effectiveness for Irritable bowel syndrome.

Overall ratings: 3.4/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5

This is a review of how effective Amitriptyline hydrochloride (amitriptyline hydrochloride) is for Irritable bowel syndrome and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Amitriptyline hydrochloride

Amitriptyline hydrochloride has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Amitriptyline hydrochloride 7,147 users)

Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome can be treated by Bentyl, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Amitiza, Mebeverine Hydrochloride, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Lomotil. (latest reports from Irritable Bowel Syndrome 14,865 patients)

On Dec, 22, 2014: 27 people are studied for taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride in Irritable bowel syndrome




Amitriptyline hydrochloride effectiveness for Irritable bowel syndrome


Long term Amitriptyline hydrochloride effectiveness for Irritable bowel syndrome

Amitriptyline hydrochloride effectiveness for Irritable bowel syndrome (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall067104
Long term
(1+ years)
01252

Gender of people who take Amitriptyline hydrochloride for Irritable bowel syndrome * :

FemaleMale
Irritable bowel syndrome70.37%29.63%

Age of people who take Amitriptyline hydrochloride for Irritable bowel syndrome * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irritable bowel syndrome0.00%0.00%7.41%25.93%33.33%11.11%22.22%0.00%

Who find Amitriptyline hydrochloride more effective for Irritable bowel syndrome?

Gender of people who find Amitriptyline hydrochloride more effective * :

FemaleMale
Irritable bowel syndrome64.29%35.71%

Age of people who find Amitriptyline hydrochloride more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irritable bowel syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%28.57%42.86%14.29%14.29%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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