Irritable Bowel Syndrome Articles A-Z
Zelnorm - Zelnorm Dosage
This page contains links to eMedTV Irritable Bowel Syndrome Articles containing information on subjects from Zelnorm to Zelnorm Dosage. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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Zelnorm is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation. This eMedTV segment explores the uses, side effects, and strengths of this prescription drug, and also describes how and when to take it.
- Zelnorm and Depression
Depression is a rarely reported side effect of Zelnorm. This eMedTV Web page lists possible symptoms of depression (such as a persistent sad, anxious, or "empty" mood) and explains why it's difficult to know if Zelnorm and depression are linked.
- Zelnorm and Weight Gain
As this eMedTV page explains, weight gain was not a reported side effect of Zelnorm in clinical trials; however, it's still possible to gain weight during treatment. This article lists some things you can do if weight gain becomes a problem.
- Zelnorm Dosage
The suggested Zelnorm dosage for treating IBS with constipation in women is 6 mg twice daily. This eMedTV page also provides information about Zelnorm dosing for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation and general tips on taking the drug.