I have GAD and OCD on top of my IBS so I take a once daily Xanax XR which seems to help my guts as well. Make sure you are
open and honest with your doc if you consider taking a benzo so they can make sure if its the right med for you. It can be very addictive, although not always, but your doc would be the best person to help you make that decision.
Co-Moderator ~ IBS Forum
Dx: IBS 1989, Diverticulosis 2004, UC 2005, Sjogren's 2006
Meds: Sulfazine EC 1000mg, Mesalamine Enemas, Chlorzoxazone 500mg, Naprosyn 500mg, Symax SL .125mg, Protonix 40mg, Xanax XR 2mg, Miralax 17g, Supplements