IBS-D is not just having a “sensitive stomach.” IBS-D is a life-altering and debilitating condition. It is also sometimes confused with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), another condition that can cause abdominal discomfort, chronic diarrhea and loose stools.3
Nearly 35 million Americans have IBS.2 It has been estimated that up to 21% of Americans may be diagnosed with IBS-D.4 While the exact cause of IBS-D is unclear, certain people may be at greater risk of developing it, including:5
Young people (under age 45)
Those with a family history of IBS
People who suffer from anxiety, depression, or other mental health problems
People with IBS-D often suffer from more than 1 symptom, which may include:1,5,6
Abdominal pain or discomfort
Bowel problems, including chronic diarrhea and loose stools
Bloating and gas
Feeling of “not getting everything out” during a bowel movement (called incomplete emptying)
IBS-D is a serious medical condition that only your doctor can properly diagnose and manage.
Talking with your doctor
Talk to your doctor about getting help for abdominal discomfort, bloating, or chronic diarrhea and loose stools. Print out this free Doctor Discussion Guide to help you, and learn how EnteraGam® may help manage your condition.
Once IBS-D is correctly diagnosed, you can start to manage it, which may lead to fewer limitations in your life. EnteraGam® for IBS-D will tell you more.
You may also be interested in how changes in the environment of your intestine can be a problem and what you can do about it.
A positive change
By providing dietary management of chronic diarrhea and loose stools, EnteraGam® restores gut homeostasis in ways that common approaches may not.1 EnteraGam® uniquely binds microbial components to help1-8:
EnteraGam® uniquely binds microbial components to help1-8:
- Rebalance bacterial flora
- Manage gut barrier function
- Increase uptake and utilization of nutrients
EnteraGam® patient support &
EnteraGam® is a medical food product intended for the dietary management of chronic diarrhea and loose stools. EnteraGam® must be administered under medical supervision.
Important Safety Information:
EnteraGam® contains beef protein: therefore, patients who have an allergy to beef or any other component of EnteraGam® should not take this product. EnteraGam® has not been studied in pregnant women, in women during labor and delivery, or in nursing mothers. The choice to administer EnteraGam® during pregnancy, labor and delivery, or to nursing mothers is at the clinical discretion of the prescribing physician.
EnteraGam® does not contain any milk-derived ingredients such as lactose, casein, or whey. EnteraGam® is gluten-free, dye-free, and soy-free.
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To report suspected adverse reactions, contact Entera Health, Inc. at 1-855-4ENTERA (1-855-436-8372), or the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088) or www.fda.gov/medwatch.