Animation - Managing and Treating IBS with Constipation

This animation provides an overview of what you can do to manage and treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C), including possible changes in your diet, fiber intake, and changes to lifestyle. It also gives you information on fiber supplements, laxatives, antispasmodics, peppermint oil, prosecretory agents, 5-HT4 medicines, probiotics, and how to enroll in clinical trials.

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This educational activity has been developed by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and Takeda.

This website is part of the Animated Patient® series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.