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Hi, i googled Pepto Bismol for IBS and it said it was effective for diarrhea but not for the pain . I have just taken it as I was desperate to see what calming effects it has. If it works , I will… read more
I use Imodium for multiple symptoms. I've gotten to where I take it before a meal because if I eat and then get gas, I'm done for. Once I get gas I know diarrhea is next. Just in the past week I… read more
I have been reading that prebiotics help probiotics in controlling ibs symptoms. Some of these supplements can be costly and I am hoping to get information from other members if they use both prebiotics & probiotics. Are prebiotics really effective ? Do you find probiotics effective? Any side effects from them ? What supplements work best for you if you take these ? So many to chose from !
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