Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) treatment online and prescription
If you experience constipation, abdominal cramps, bloating episodes, and diarrhoea, it may be a sign of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Since it is a chronic condition, having IBS can be frustrating, so sign up for a virtual consultation and let us help you manage the symptoms of an IBS attack.
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Hi Dr. Nicole, I have cramping, abdominal pain. Could this be due to my IBS?
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Our online doctors can help you with your medical issues and give you prescriptions.
- Dicycloverine 20mg, one tablet thrice daily for 5 days
- Loperamide 4mg one tablet in case of diarrhoea Paracetamol 500mg
How do I know if I have IBS?
The main symptoms if you are suffering from IBS include:
- Urgency to defecate
- Diarrhea, constipation, or both
- Swelling or bloating in the stomach
- Cramps and abdominal pain reduce upon defecation.
FAQS about IBS treatment online
What are the types of IBS?
IBS is classified according to the predominant symptom. There are three main types: IBS-M(Mixed): The patient experiences alternate episodes of diarrhoea and constipation. IBS-D: The patient experiences diarrhoea mostly. IBS-C: The patient experiences constipation mostly.
What is the best probiotic for IBS?
The most effective groups of probiotics for IBS treatment include Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. These are the bacteria that promote gut health and improve digestive function while removing the harmful disease-causing bacteria.
How long does IBS last?
It is a chronic condition and symptoms of IBS can last for days, weeks or months.
How to get a Prescription for IBS?
You can get prescription antibiotics for IBS to nullify disease-causing bacteria and enhance the overall health of the digestive system, like rifaximin. It helps ease the associated symptoms like bloating, gas, diarrhea, cramps, and pain.
How to cure IBS permanently?
IBS can be cured permanently with lifestyle, dietary changes, and certain prescription medications. Regular medications and probiotics uptake reduce the chances of flare-ups and improve gut health.
What will Dr. prescribe for IBS?
Our online doctors at Your Doctors Online prescribe fiber supplements, laxatives, SSRI antidepressants, pain medications, anti-diarrheal, and anticholinergic medications. Get your prescription delivered to your preferred pharmacy within minutes.
What happens if IBS goes untreated?
If IBS goes untreated, it can lead to hemorrhoid mood disorder or other serious complications. Get a consultation from a doctor for the treatment and prescription of IBS.
When does IBS become serious?
IBS can become a serious problem if it causes low iron levels in the blood. It can cause anemia, blood in the stool, fever, weight loss, and rarely colorectal cancer or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
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