IBS Medications

by Cathy Parkes December 30, 2019

IBS Medications Tip of the Day Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Medications:setron is used for IBS w/diarrhea.
HINT: You might aloe on your backside from all that diarrhea.

Lubiprostone is used for IBS w/consipation.
HINT: Use lubiprostone to "lube up that stone-like stool".

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