1. MarkRichardson

    Any opinions on Prucalopride or Fluconazole?

    Has anyone got experience of Prucalopride or Fluconazole? Gastro has prescribed me a week of the antifungal Fluconazole for suspected Candida and a months trial of Prucalopride for poor oesophageal and gut peristalis (contractions that move food along). Apparently Prucalopride can in rare...
  2. Pyrrhus

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Summary of discussions

    Since Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common comorbidity/symptom of ME, I thought I'd start a thread to try to summarize discussions on IBS. First, note that IBS is not to be confused with Inflammatory Bowel Disorder (IBD), a separate diagnosis based on diagnostic markers of inflammation...
  3. Hip

    Tryptophan as an IBS gut treatment

    A new study found that 65% of people attending an IBS clinic also have ME/CFS. The study found too that 86% of IBS patients had extensive antibiotics as a child, and the study authors suggest the antibiotic depletion of Lactobacillus friendly bacteria may have set the scene for IBS. I can...