acid blockers for some patients with irritable bowel syndrome

This would be wonderful if it works out...some physicians are trying acid blockers for some patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

Proton pump inhibitors or H2-blockers appear to help patients who have chronic diarrhea and urgency that occurs AFTER meals.

Researchers began using these drugs when they noticed that IBS patients on Prevacid (lansoprazole) for GERD got rapid relief of their IBS symptoms.

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