In the pipeline
It depends what variant of ibs you have.
If due to sibo (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) then antibiotics like xifaxan
) may help. If you're female with severe diarrhea-associated ibs, consider Lotronex
under the prescriber's program. For constipation-variant disease, Amitiza
is commercially available, and an investigational agent called linaclotide looks very promising (pending fda