ACG/UEGW 2016 News in Gastroenterology: IBS-C & CIC

UEGW 2016. P0402. Use of Lifestyle Interventions to Treat Bowel and/or Abdominal Symptoms Among Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC): Results from the CONTOR Study

Jessica L. Abel (United States of America), Doug C.A. Taylor (United States of America), Jalpa A. Doshi (United States of America), Carolyn Martin (United States of America), Alyssa Goolsby Hunter (United States of America), Breanna Essoi (United States of America), Paul Buzinec (United States of America), Robyn T. Carson (United States of America), William D. Chey (United States of America)

Results: Patients using Lifestyle Interventions to Treat Bowel/Abdominal Symptoms by Current Medication Use.


Conclusion: The majority of IBS-C/CIC patients have utilized both medication and lifestyle interventions to treat their bowel/abdominal symptoms, suggesting diet/exercise alone may not be sufficient to manage the symptoms of IBS-C and CIC.