Can Zoloft (sertraline) help with irritable bowel syndrome?

Yes. Yes, studies have shown this class of medication can help with IBS but before you start a medication that has side effects there are a few things you can do that may help: Try eliminating dairy and fatty foods from your diet. Exercise, drink plenty of water, eat small meals and practice some form of relaxation technique like meditation or yoga. .
Yes. More than 75% of cases of ibsen are attributable to underlying g identifiable anxiety d/o. Zoloft (sertraline) is one of the effective anxiety modulators. To o's certainly effective in ibs. However , like in treatment of any anxiety disorder, the starting g dosage has to be small..I.E 12.5mg daily with gradual titration . Generally anxiety requires eventually higher dosages than depression. Good luck.