I am New to IBS been a year and your discussions helped me a lot. Want to share what's helped me.

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I take Mebeverine 135mg as prescribed, 3 x a day. I have Black seed oil(1tsp) or 1/4 tsp seeds with warm 1/4 cup of Honey water every morning. 

i avoid chillie food but do crave and suffer little if tried as there's this best thing thats happened to me taking:

Isabgol 1tsp i soak in 1/4 cup water with roza syrup or plain water it turns into jelly and i have it everyday before lunch, after my 2nd Mebeverine.

Google Isabgol and you'll get the goodness of it. it stated it help's constipation but i have runny stomach and it has greatly helped me. help's wise versa.

I also went through IBS attack never knew till i read and now being very careful as its horrible.

Please Google: Isabgol

Isabgol is an excellent natural product in India. Isabgol (Psyllium husk ) has several health benefits that you don’t know. Every household almost has this fantastic product at their home.

I felt very sad after reading to what all you going through, as i did too, thought i'd share my story!

Hope it helps you too..... keep consistency like how a diabetic or high blood pressure patients have to monitor.

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    I find Buscopan and Nurofen help my IBS.  Lots of fruit helps my constipation and Imodium helps if I get diarrhoea.  Avoiding stress has kept me in long remission and my bowel movements have settled down.  Mebeverine didn’t agree with me.
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      hi hun what sort of pains do u get and other symptoms please ive just been given mebeverine feel like someone has kicked me in my right side very painful bloating and constipation thankyou
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      i've just started mebeverine and true i've heard many say it hasn't work with them, i also get pain on the right as you described. i need to monitor that.

      but as for fruits it helps a lot, before lunch i have 1 banana as must and any other fruit like grapes, peaches or plums, strawberries help a lot too, avoid melon totally.

      ive also experianced on and off bloating.

      seriously try taking 1 tsp isabgol before lunch, it works wonders, google it. its excellent for constipation as well.

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      yes you are right, fruits help a lot, i eat a banana before lunch and grapes or any fruit avoiding melon as that causes loose stomach.

      as for mebeverine, ive just started few months ago. i have heard many complain it doesn't work with them.

      i need to monitor that. i have allergy to paracetamol, asprin, ibrofen, i can only take mefenamic  acid tablets as pain killers as initially paracetamol started me off with diarrhoea. 

      thank you, highly appreciate your response.

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      When I first got IBS,  I had four different types of pain: dull, stabbing, deep grinding and sore to touch.  The pain was generalised, moved about and went into my back.  I had constipation, loose stools and nausea.  Getting a diagnosis cleared up my health anxiety and improved my symptoms.   I take Buscopan and Nurofen as and when I need it and Imodium if I get diarrhoea.  Thankfully, I haven’t needed them for a while.
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      Thr problem with Mebeverine is that is designed to help with IBS D only and so it will bung you up.  If you have IBS C,  however, you will already be constipated and a constipating medecine on top will only make it worse.

      I have IBS C.  At first, I was unaware that I was having side side effects because my reactions of constipation and indigestion did not appear on the patient leaflet.  All it said was that it was potato based so I assumed I had a potato intolerance which was not the case. I got into an awful panic because I was getting worse and I thought I had something serious.

      I only realised it was the medication that was causing it when I googled the medication side effects and all my problems came up.  I tried the medication twice and felt very unwell on borh occasions.

      I think it is also supposed to help if you have symptoms after eating because you have to take it 20 minutes before food.  However, I have no food triggers and all it did for me was to give me severe indigestion.

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