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camagu
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   Posted 1/30/2009 1:36 AM (GMT -6)   
     Has anyone ever taken Levsin for esophogeal spasms?      Carol

Perksie
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   Posted 1/30/2009 6:58 AM (GMT -6)   
I had esophageal spasms and I fixed it by stopping my throat from getting burnt by acid.

Have you tried elevating your bed by a few inches so your head is elevated?

stkitt
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   Posted 1/30/2009 12:10 PM (GMT -6)   

Levsin is an  anticholinergic agent and is used for many reasons. I do not know if it would be useful with esophogeal spasms.

Good question for your physician.

Take care

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sadtummy
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   Posted 4/14/2009 12:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Carol my doc said it helps to slow down and calm down the "digestive muscles" so I would think so. I know I get much fewer attacks now that I am on it. I also notice that my GERD is worse now that I'm on it and am having to take more acid blockers but all in all it has been very helpful.
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