Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Topic Guide

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) : Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal and functional bowel disorder causing diarrhea, abdominal pain, cramps, bloating, and gas. Learn about treatment options.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

lubiprostone Lubiprostone

Lubiprostone is used to treat chronic constipation, or constipation caused by opioid (narcotic) pain medicine...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 is used to treat diarrhea...learn more »

dicyclomine Dicyclomine

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

hyoscyamine Hyoscyamine

Hyoscyamine is used to treat many different stomach and intestinal disorders, including peptic ulcer and irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to contro...learn more »

imipramine Imipramine

Imipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant used to treat symptoms of depression. Imipramine is sometimes used to treat bed-wetting in children ages 6 and older...learn more »

atropine Atropine

Atropine is used to help reduce saliva, mucus, or other secretions in your airway during a surgery...learn more »

amitriptyline Amitriptyline

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that is used to treat symptoms of depression...learn more »

desipramine Desipramine

Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant that is used to treat symptoms of depression...learn more »

nortriptyline Nortriptyline

Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that is used to treat symptoms of depression...learn more »