lubiprostone Related Diseases & Conditions

Medications are used to manage a variety of conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments that the medication lubiprostone may be used to treat or manage.

  • Stool Color, Changes in Color, Texture, and Form Stool color changes can very from green, red, maroon, yellow, white, or black. Causes of changes of stool color can range from...learn more »
  • Constipation Constipation is defined medically as fewer than three stools per week and severe constipation as less than one stool per week....learn more »
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a GI (gastrointestinal) disorder with signs and symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, increased...learn more »
    In This Article
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Article
    • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) facts
    • What irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes and risk factors?
    • What are irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms and signs?
    • What tests do health-care professionals use to diagnose irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
    • What are irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) treatments?
    • IBS medications
    • Is there an irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) diet?
    • What lifestyle changes may help IBS symptoms and signs?
    • Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) related to small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)?
    • What types of doctors treat IBS?
    • Is it possible to prevent IBS?
    • What are potential complications of IBS?
    • What is the prognosis for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in children is a functional gastrointestinal disorder with symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating,...learn more »
    In This Article
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children Article
    • Irritable bowel syndrome in children facts*
    • What is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
    • What is the GI tract?
    • How common is IBS in children?
    • What are the symptoms of IBS in children?
    • What causes IBS in children?
    • How is IBS in children diagnosed?
    • How is IBS in children treated?
    • Eating, diet, and nutrition
    • Medications
    • Probiotics
    • Therapies for Mental Health Problems
  • IBS-D (Irrititable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea) IBS-D or irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea refers to IBS with diarrhea. Symptoms of IBS-D include intestinal gas...learn more »
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    IBS-D (Irrititable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea) Article
    • Facts and definition of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
    • What are the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome including IBS-D?
    • What causes IBS?
    • What are the risk factors for IBS?
    • When should you seek medical care if you think you have IBS?
    • Which specialties of doctors treats IBS?
    • How is IBS diagnosed?
    • Is there a specific diet for IBS?
    • What foods should you avoid if you have IBS-D or IBS-C?
    • What home remedies and diet changes treat or soothe IBS symptoms?
    • What medications treat IBS?
    • What new medications are being developed or are in clinical trials to treat IBS-D?
    • What medications are reserved for people that do not improve with standard IBS drugs?
    • What other lifestyle changes help soothe IBS symptoms?
    • What are the complications of IBS?
    • Can IBS be prevented?
    • What is the outlook for a person with IBS?