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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 10/2/2008 5:26 AM (GMT -6)   
I just started amitiza this week...I thought I was dying the first 2 days...passed out in my kitchen from a hot flash and racing heart...dizziness,wierd feelings I was way out there...the third day it got a little better...had 2 small bowel movements...the hot fashes are awful...not like the menapause kind...never felt anything like it...going today for colonoscopy and endoscopy...have had this problem for yrs and also have severe gastric paresis...diverticulosis.will try it for a couple more weeks...

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Date Joined Mar 2005
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   Posted 10/2/2008 10:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Wow, mommab, sounds like a bad reaction you had! I'm glad you're getting scoped, that's always very important in establishing an IBS should definitely ask your doc about the symptoms you experienced after the Amitiza, I've never heard of anything like that!
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