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Date Joined Jun 2006
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   Posted 7/11/2006 6:48 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi all. was just wondering if anyone else was on a medicine called Zoloft. or zoltoft...something like that...haha.. can you guys tell me if it has helped you out and in what ways? and whats it for, anxiety?
Also  what is IBS-D... and other such abbreviations that you guys use on the forum? sometimes i dont know what people are saying cos of there abbreviations hehe....thanks guys

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Date Joined May 2006
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   Posted 7/11/2006 8:54 AM (GMT -6)   


IBS-D is irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea.  IBS-C is IBS with constipation.  IBS-A is IBS that alternates between diarrhea and constipation.

Dx means diagnosis.  Rx means prescription. 

Hope this helps you.



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   Posted 7/11/2006 3:31 PM (GMT -6)   
I used to be on Zoloft which is a SSRI type antidepressant which also treats anxiety disorder and OCD. It worked really good for me however these type of meds seem to stop working at a point which is what happened to me. It did help with the anxiety which can in turn help you out with your bowels.
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   Posted 7/11/2006 6:34 PM (GMT -6)   
OT = Off topic
BTW = By the way
GI = Gastroenterologist (digestive doc) OR Gastrointestinal tract (digestive system)
M-I-L = Mother in law
S/O = Significant other
EGD = Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (upper endoscopy)
SBFT = Small bowel follow thru

If I remember anything else I will come back and add to this list. Feel free to post anything I've missed.

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Post Edited (7Lil) : 7/11/2006 6:24:59 PM (GMT-6)

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