Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Triggers (cont.)
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Medication Triggers for IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Some antidepressants can worsen symptoms.
Constipation may be worsened by tricyclic antidepressants, for example:
Diarrhea may be worsened by selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) antidepressants, for example:
IBS Triggers: Others
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/23/2016
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IBS Triggers and Prevention - Diarrhea and Constipation
What foods trigger diarrhea or constipation with IBS, and what foods do you avoid to prevent IBS triggers?
IBS Triggers and Prevention - Stress and Anxiety
Do stress or anxiety trigger IBS symptoms for you? If so, what do you to decrease your stress or anxiety?
IBS Triggers and Prevention - Drugs
What medications (OTC or prescription) trigger IBS symptoms for you, and what medications do you avoid to prevent IBS triggers?
IBS Triggers and Prevention - Experience
Please share your experience with foods or other things that trigger your IBS and creates flares.
IBS Triggers and Prevention - Other
What triggers worsen your IBS symptoms?
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