Hyoscyamine and Nortriptylin

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rab300
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Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 34
   Posted 9/15/2006 11:41 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi,

For the past 3 weeks I have been on Hyoscyamine and Nortriptylin and they have not been helping with my stomach/abdominal pain at all. Has anyone ever been on them? Did they work at all for pain? Also, does anyone know if they take more than 3 weeks to start working?
Have had Mild/Severe Stomach/Abdominal pain for the last 12 months. Made a few trips to the ER for the pain. Have had no other syptoms of Crohn's or IBS that are typical. All tests showed nothing. Hernia surgeon thought it was a hernia. Went for Hernia Surgery (for nothing). After recent Colonoscopy, GI thinks its most likely Crohns, becuase of inflamation he saw in small Intenstine (but not 100% convinced yet). Going for the Camera Pill test next month. Tried Pentasa and Entocort for 6 weeks; both of which havene't done much to reduce this chronic-never-ending pain. Saw a different GI last week for a second opinion and he thinks I might have IBS, so for the past week I've been taking Hyoscyamine, Nortriptylin and Citrucel (of which aren't helping as of yet)


Keriamon
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Date Joined Jun 2005
Total Posts : 2976
   Posted 9/15/2006 12:57 PM (GMT -7)   
I have been on hyoscyamine for cramping (gall bladder attack, actually) and it never did a thing for me. There was another person or two on here who said it never did a thing for them either. Call your dr. and tell him that it's not working at all; there are a lot of anti-cramping meds out there, so surely he can find something that works for you.

poobear
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Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 629
   Posted 9/15/2006 7:22 PM (GMT -7)   
I was on hyoscymine and it worked for a week or two.. now i take ultracet and it works pretty good...

29 y/o Female Diagnosed with Crohn's October 2005 (symptoms for as long as I can remember) & Gerd 1996 Currently taking - 6mp 50mg per day, Pentasa 1000mg 2x per day, Remicade every 8 weeks (but need it sooner), Tramadol prn, Phenergan prn,  Nexium, Prozac, Nordette, Multi-Vit, and Digestive Advantage for IBD. "What doesn't kill us - sometimes drop kicks us into a new and better place - a place we mightn't have gotten to any other way."  - Unknown                                                                                       http://www.myspace.com/chroniechick

 

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