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IBS Patient

is in compliance with the HONcode

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3 Years

Certificate validity: valid until May 2021

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Date of initial review:

17 Jan 2017

Certificate validity:

valid until May 2021

Date of last visit:

12 May 2020

Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Jeffrey Roberts' background:
IBS sufferer for 25+ years and original Founder and creator of the IBS Self Help and Support Group (ibsgroup.org). He has testified to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) several times on behalf of IBS patients. His testimony to the FDA Advisory Committee about Lotronex was instrumental in returning the drug to the market in 2002 for diarrhea predominant IBS sufferers. He also provided testimony to the FDA in 2004 in support of Zelnorm for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation and constipation predominant IBS and for the re-introduction of Zelnorm for IBS with constipatin in 2018. Jeffrey provided testimony to the FDA in support of Prulcalopride for chronic idiopathic constipation in 2018. Read FDA testimonies here.

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The information provided within by IBS Patient is intended as supplemental material only. In no way are these documents meant to be a substitute for professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner, nor should it be implied as such. ALWAYS check with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your condition, or before starting a new program of treatment. Information for this website comes from personal experience with the disease and from research and clinical experience in the field. IBS Patient is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for ANY form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by this website. There is no implied endorsement of any sponsored product advertised on/through the IBS Patient website.

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IBS Patient Support Group is a privately held not-for-profit community self funded by Jeffrey Roberts and is supplemented by limited advertisement banners and affiliate links.

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