Featured Irritable Bowel Syndrome Articles
Descriptions of Featured Irritable Bowel Syndrome Articles
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is often characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, and other symptoms. This eMedTV Web article further explores this chronic condition, including causes, possible signs and symptoms, prognosis, and treatment options.
Zelnorm is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation. This eMedTV segment explores the uses, side effects, and strengths of this prescription drug, and also describes how and when to take it.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms
The classic symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) include stomach pain, constipation, and diarrhea. This eMedTV Web resource explores the possible signs and symptoms of IBS, including problems that may occur outside of the digestive system.
Amitiza is prescribed to treat chronic idiopathic constipation, as well as other types of constipation. This eMedTV article features a complete overview of Amitiza, including information on how the drug works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
Bentyl is commonly prescribed for treating the painful spasms caused by irritable bowel syndrome. This eMedTV page explains how Bentyl works, describes the effects of the drug, and lists potential side effects that may occur with treatment.
Although the Zelnorm recall is still in place, the drug can be prescribed in an emergency situation. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at why the medication was recalled and whether the recall will be repealed.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Causes
The exact cause of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is currently unknown. This eMedTV Web segment takes an in-depth look at the research that has been done on IBS, including a list of facts that researchers do know about this digestive condition.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diet
If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you may want to avoid dairy products. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes a closer look at how your diet affects your IBS symptoms, including details on the foods that may worsen symptoms.
Signs and Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
This eMedTV page explains that abdominal (stomach) pain, diarrhea, and constipation are some of the possible signs and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This article describes other possible problems this digestive condition may cause.
Bentyl Side Effects
Drowsiness, nausea, and dry mouth are some of the most commonly reported Bentyl side effects. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects of Bentyl, including serious side effects that require medical attention, such as difficulty breathing.
Common Diets for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Fruits, vegetables, and rice may help improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This eMedTV article takes a brief look at common diets for irritable bowel syndrome, as well as a discussion on various foods that might make IBS symptoms worse.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment
Dietary changes and stress reduction are usually recommended to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This eMedTV resource explains the trial-and-error process of treating IBS and lists other options, such as medications, that can help improve symptoms.
Zelnorm Side Effects
A few common side effects of Zelnorm include dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea. This eMedTV Web page also covers rare side effects (such as hair loss and vertigo) and side effects to report to your healthcare provider right away (such as vision changes).
This eMedTV article explains that laxatives, antidiarrheal medications, and antispasmodics are some of the medications used for treating symptoms of irritable syndrome (IBS). This page lists other possible IBS medicines, including natural remedies.
IBS Foods to Eat
Foods high in fiber (such as fruits and vegetables) may relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This eMedTV page describes other foods you may want to eat if you have IBS, such as those high in carbohydrates and low in fat.
Irritable Bowel Disease
This portion of the eMedTV Web site provides important information on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), including detail on why IBS is not considered a disease, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, and some of the treatment options that can provide relief.