Irritable Bowel Syndrome Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

lubiprostone Lubiprostone

Lubiprostone increases the secretion of fluid in your intestines to help make it easier to pass stools (bowel movements)...learn more »

alosetron (oral) Alosetron (oral)

Alosetron blocks the action of a chemical called serotonin in the intestines. This slows the movement of stools (bowel movements) through the intestines...learn more »

loperamide (oral) Loperamide (oral)

Loperamide slows the rhythm of digestion so that the small intestines have more time to absorb fluid and nutrients from the foods you eat...learn more »

dicyclomine Dicyclomine

Dicyclomine relieves spasms of the muscles in the stomach and intestines...learn more »

hyoscyamine Hyoscyamine

Hyoscyamine produces many effects in the body, including relief from muscle spasms...learn more »

imipramine Imipramine

Imipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant. Imipramine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced...learn more »

atropine Atropine

Atropine produces many effects in the body, including relief from spasms of the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestines), the bladder, and the biliary...learn more »

amitriptyline Amitriptyline

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. Amitriptyline affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced...learn more »

desipramine Desipramine

Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant. Desipramine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced...learn more »

nortriptyline Nortriptyline

Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. Nortriptyline affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced...learn more »





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