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Menstruation – causes of diarrhoea - IMODIUM®

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Menstruation

Many women suffer from symptoms of diarrhoea during their period. But it doesn’t have to be accepted as just a normal part of the monthly cycle. There are things you can do to alleviate the discomfort so you can feel confident and in control.

Should I be concerned about it?

There’s no reason to worry about getting diarrhoea at the same time as your period. About a third of women experience gastrointestinal symptoms around the time of menstruation, including diarrhoea and constipation. If you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome you will have a 32% chance of diarrhoea around the time of your period.

How to manage it

Diarrhoea doesn’t have to be accepted as just a normal part of the monthly cycle. If you suffer from diarrhoea during your period, there are several things you can do to manage your condition.

Read on for our tips on managing menstrual-related diarrhoea

Treating Diarrhoea with IMODIUM®

If your periods give you diarrhoea, you can treat it with IMODIUM®. IMODIUM® works in harmony with your body to help restore its natural rhythm, gently slowing digestion back down to a normal pace and helps stop diarrhoea within 1 hour.

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IMODIUM® Original capsules can stop diarrhoea in one dose.

IMODIUM® IBS Relief

IMODIUM® IBS Relief helps you take control of your IBS diarrhoea.

IMODIUM® Instants dissolve instantly on your tongue, so they’re great for when you’re on the go.

IMODIUM® Plus Comfort tablets not only helps stop diarrhoea, but also soothe painful cramps, bloating and wind.

It’s easy to find IMODIUM® in supermarkets, chemists and many other shops. You don't need a prescription, so you can buy it over the counter as well as online.