In the meantime, I had luck with occasional use of magnesium citrate to relieve the constipation. I am sure that you are aware that the narcotics that you are taking make the constipation worse. I had pretty good luck with a pain killer called Ultram. It wasn't the best pain reliever, but the side effects were more manageable.
At Tue, 2 Dec 2003, Roger wrote: > >Hello, >I am a 39 year old male with a history of abdominal adhesions. I am >active duty Air Force. In June 1996, I had laparoscopy nissen >fundoplication for GERD. After the surgery, I had difficulty >swallowing. After several upper GIs and esophagogastroduodenoscopy with >dilations, I had open abdominal surger to take down the nissen and do a >toupee fundoplication in March 1997. This surgery corrected the >difficulty swallowing, however, in late 1999, I started experiencing >severe abdominal pain........