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Managing irritable bowel syndrome without special drugs

The FDA removed the drug Zelnorm, used to treat IBS, from the market due to concerns about increased risk of heart disease. Other mediciations and some over-the-counter products may help relieve discomfort from IBS, depending on the symptoms.
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