Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Management Algorithm
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Management Algorithm

Step 1: Good communication, dietary and lifestyle advice

Abdominal Pain:

 • 1st line: Antispasmodic eg hyoscine or peppermint oil

 • 2nd line: Central neuromodulator eg TCA or SSRI

Constipation:

 • 1st line: Laxative

 • 2nd line: Secretagoge

Diarrhea:

 • 1st line: Loperamide

 • 2nd line: 5-HT3 receptor antagonist, eluxadoline, rifaximin



- Dr. Chris Black @DrCJBlack



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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