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What should I know about anti-diarrheal medications for IBS?

If your irritable bowel syndrome is causing diarrhea, you may consider taking an over-the-counter anti-diarrheal medication. Take only the lowest dosage that provides relief, and make sure to use it as directed. Over time, anti-diarrheal medications can cause complications if misused. Consult with your doctor if you have any questions.

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