LOTRONEX is a medicine only for some women with severe chronic IBS whose main problem is diarrhea and IBS symptoms have not been helped enough by other treatments.
Some patients have developed serious bowel side effects while taking lotronex.
RESOTRAN is approved for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in women in Canada.
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Patients who have been taking antidepressants should be aware of the possibility of developing Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome, or SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome, upon rapid stopping or tapering the use of antidepressants.
Antibiotics: Bacterial overgrowth specific While the cause of irritable bowel syndrome is uncertain, there is some research evidence suggesting that it may be caused by an abnormal growth of bacteria in the small intestine, referred to as Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).
A specific regiment of antibiotics have been investigated to treat this condition.
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) also known as a stool transplant or simply fecal transplant is the process of transplantation of fecal bacteria from a healthy individual into a recipient.
Patients who have taken antidepressants for their IBS symptoms have reported significant improvement in their abdominal pain and reduction in other IBS symptoms, such as diarrhea, constipation, bloating, nausea or urgency.
Antispasmodics and Antidiarrheals are helpful in reducing periodic painful episodes of spasms and diarrhea respectively.Making adjustments to your diet may provide relief.Limit or eliminate foods that may make your symptoms worse, including caffeine, alcohol, fatty foods, gas-producing foods (such as beans, cabbage, and broccoli), foods high in fructose (such as soda pop, and citrus fruits) and the artificial sweeteners sorbitol and xylitol (often used in sugarless gum and sugarless candy).AMITIZA is a prescription medicine approved by the FDA to treat adults with IBS-C and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in women 18 years of age and older. access may be available under a special FDA emergency program.ZELNORM is no longer approved for IBS-C or chronic constipation. More information on this protocol can be found here.LINZESS (linaclotide), CONSTELLA in Canada and Europe, is a prescription medicine approved by the FDA to treat adults with IBS-C and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in men and women 18 years of age and older.