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IBS - Medicine Issues

I have been dealing with IBS (Irrtable Bowel Syndrom) for over 6 years now, and have taken many different medications to help deal with the pain. Over time, all of the medication has become ineffective, so recently I went to my doctor. I have heard about an experimental pill called Zelnorm, so I suggested it to my doctor and, alas, she perscribed it for me. After taking just one dose I started feeling its negative symptoms, so yes I have stoped taking it. The pain it caused wont go away. One of its symptoms are head pain, it has been at least 15 hours since I have taken it. What I feel is a numbing, tingling pain on the left side of my head. My left ear, eye, and left side of my tongue also feels the same pain. I also feel a strange, warm sensation down the left side of my neck, but no matter how much I swallow, it wont go away. The other symptoms from Zelnorm have gone away, but my head pain will not. Is this signs of an infection? Should I go to my doctor again? Should I wait for 24 hours to see if the symptom lessens and goes away? Suggestions would be appreciated.
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Also noticed I get waves of Dizyness, but could this all relate to lack of sleep? I've had troubles with sleeping for the past 6 nights.
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Thank you, I'm going in tomorrow to get it checked out. It isn't as bad as it was but it is still occuring. I'll post the results here afterwards incase anyone else has a similar issue.
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Thanks again. It doesn't appear to be any kind of infection, and it might be tooth related. Yes this IBS is constipation based... I'll stick to a good diet, and antacid when needed for now. At least until I find something better. Good luck to anyone else that has this issue, it sure is a strange one...
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Just a quick suggestion to you Kiesh:  
I have had IBS for 13 years and, looking back into my childhood, I realize now that I have had it for much longer.  I have tried every medication on the market, including Zelnorm (which I didn't like either because it gave me excessive diarrhea and lower abdominal cramping).  I have recently been prescribed something called "Dicetel", which is a Gastrointestinal calcium antogonist.  It is the only medication on the market that has little to NO SIDE EFFECTS (the most serious ones being bloating and diarrhea) and even those side effects go away when your body gets accustomed to the medication after a few days.  They come in 50 and 100mg tablets and you take three daily with meals.  Basically, it relaxes the colon and relieves distention so that you can prevent gas from being trapped in the colon and to quicken the movement of stool to reduce constipation.  This is the first time in 13 years that I haven't felt my IBS symptoms and I contribute this success to Dicetel.  I know I sound a bit like an advertisement, but I'm sure you can understand my excitement over finding something that actually works!  Good Luck hun!
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Ooh! Thank you, I'll look into that!
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try Acidophilus it puts the good bacteria back into the intestines and will help IBS naturally.  You can get this from a health food store.  Get a capsule form with loose powder in it instead of a hard capsule form.  Keep it in the freezer or fridge once youve opened it.  It will work to get the flora back in your body.  Try it
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