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Have irritable bowel syndrome. Is it safe to take lactifiber? Alternate medicine?

doctor , i have ibs , i take lactifibre every morning and evening 1 tbs with water since last one week and my bowels moments are slowly getting into normal, but not yet cured completely , is it safe to take lactifiber , also please let me know if any other alternate safe medicine to correct bowel movements , when ever my bowels delay i get problem of gas, and too smelly thus i take lactifiber 2 times a day. please advise
Asked On : Mon, 4 Jun 2012
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Hi, thank you for posting.

I have gone through your query and I understand your concerns.

In the most common cases Irritable Bowel Syndrome is treated with Lactifiber, and you can use it because it is a safe medicine.
But you should also take Eucarbon to eliminate gas problems and bloating(indigestion).

Foul smelling stool is caused by Giardiasis. To confirm the diagnosis microscopical examination of is recommended.

Contact your gastroeneterologist and your infectologist.

I hope this information is helpful.

All the best.
Dr. Behar.
Answered: Tue, 6 May 2014
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