Digestive Disease Week

Digestive Disease Week

May 25, 2015
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Over-the-counter IBgard improves IBS symptoms

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WASHINGTON — Michael Epstein, MD, senior medical advisor for IMHealthScience, discusses his presentation on IBgard, a new medical food product for the treatment of diarrhea-predominant and mixed-symptom irritable bowel syndrome. According to a press release, IBgard works by delivering peppermint oil to the lower gut.

“We presented our data on our pivotal study here for IBgard, and we showed [it] had significant effects across the spectrum of all … symptoms of IBS,” Epstein said.

Disclosure: Epstein reports consulting and advisory relationships with Aspire Bariatrics, IMHealthScience and Otsuka.