ZELMAC is a new drug indicated for IBS-C that will hit the market as early as next month or October. This is the firt ever drug indicated for IBS-C and should be a block buster drug according to clinical trials. In addition to helping with constipation, it also seems to help abdominal pain and bloating associated with IBS-C. Ask your doctor when it will be available.------------------jg
JGilbert --- this is great news for all of us with IBS-C. We've had many postings on this drug and knew it would be coming out soon. Do you know if FDA has approved the final clinical trials?------------------Judy (IBS-C)
Judy- It has received final approval from FDA, and only hold up is the pharmaceutical company training sales force for the market.Looks now like mid october, but doctors should have heard about this by now.JG
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