A 42-year-old male asked:
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scoped n diagnosed with ibs. given levsin (hyoscyamine). not helping at all n causing side effects. anything better for ibs?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to treat : Hyoscyamine or Levsin (hyoscyamine) is an anticholinergic that attempts to treat the side effects of IBS, such as cramping and bloating. Treatment of IBS involves dietary modification to reduce certain kinds of fermenting carbs from the diet, increasing fiber intake, and generally eliminating foods that irritate and are not well digested. See a GI specialist and nutritionist to start you on the road to relief
Answered on Sep 14, 2014
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