Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be frustrating, both for people presenting with IBS symptoms and for clinicians. Both parties need to understand the limitations of current knowledge about IBS and to recognise the chronic nature of the condition.

This Guidelines summary covers diagnostic tests, pharmacological therapy, and dietary and lifestyle advice.

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