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User Reviews for EnteraGam to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome

EnteraGam has an average rating of 6.6 out of 10 from a total of 18 ratings for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. 61% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 33% reported a negative effect.

EnteraGam Rating Summary

6.6/10 average rating

18 ratings from 19 user reviews.

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Reviews for EnteraGam

AnaBellasGram · Taken for 1 to 6 months January 1, 2015

“I am so happy with the samples provided by my Endocrinologist. The only thing I am so sad about is that I cannot afford the prohibitive costs. However, overall this is the best thing I've ever had to make my Irritable Bowel Syndrome-D tolerable. I can go out of the house again without worrying and the terrible stomach pains are a thing of the past.”

9 / 10
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IBSDGirl · Taken for less than 1 month February 1, 2017

“After seeing my regular doctor and a GI for IBS-D, I was dissatisfied with their approaches for my IBS--take a probiotic, take fiber, avoid problem foods, and take Immodium. I just wanted my old life back where I could go out to a restaurant with my friends and travel without thinking about my 8+ daily diarrhea bowel movements. I decided to see an integrative doctor who prescribed Enteragam. I've been on it several weeks now and it is a game changer. My bloating, cramps and urgency are gone and I now have one solid bowel movement a day 90% of the time. It's a miracle. The only side effect I seem to have is a very mild sore throat. I plan on discussing this with my doctor at my next follow-up.”

9 / 10
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Jaylenno April 9, 2017

“I was diagnosed with collagenous colitis/microscopic colitis in October 2016. After going thru 2 different steroids and "diets" to try to improve my leaky gut this has proven the best yet. I've been on it since November 2016, 1 packet a day. I was weary at first about taking it because it isn't well studied but after 3 days of being on it I wasn't having any more diarrhea. After about a week the cramping went away. I still need to watch what I eat, (not too much dairy, wheat, etc) but this makes it to where I can at least enjoy a meal without having to run to the bathroom 12 times a day. I've had, I'd say 3 "flare ups" in between starting this and now. Which are not even near as bad as they were without this medicine.”

10 / 10
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Panicnomore · Taken for less than 1 month February 5, 2017

“It took almost two weeks of two packets a day, but so very worth it. I had a daily headache for about the first week. I'd been having severe gut issues for a year. I had just given up on eating during my work day because of unpredictable diarrhea. My life centered around bathroom availability. I have decreased to one packet as per my doctor. I feel more hopeful than I have in a very long time.”

9 / 10
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Rosie · Taken for 6 months to 1 year September 1, 2019

“I have experienced IBS-d for 5 years with abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating weight loss and food restrictions. I had gone to multiple doctors and clinics. The usual antibiotics and low fermentation diets were recommended. To no avail. So frustrated and depressed I finally went to my Integrative medine doctor who is an internal medicine doctor not GI doc. She gave me samples of EnteraGam packets. I readily took them and after one packet the next day I had a normal stool! I thought it may be a fluke..but I took it twice a day for 6 months and now am just taking them 3x a week . It's been 9 months and I have my life back. I am eating dairy, grains raw salads and beans! No pain and no diarrhea! This has been a miracle for me and hope it will help others in their journey of healing their gut.”

10 / 10
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na · Taken for 2 to 5 years February 26, 2018

“I have taken EnteraGam daily for almost 3 years. It has significantly improved my IBS, although poor food choices and stress can totally override its helpfulness. The pricing of EnteraGam seems completely random - $25 to over $500 for a box of 30. It is unbelievably frustrating to deal with Foundation Healthcare, the only pharmacy that fills EnteraGam prescriptions. You never get the same answer twice from them about pricing. It's highly suspect and undermines the credibility for this medication.”

7 / 10
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anvic April 3, 2017

“Really liked how Enteragam affected my digestion from the beginning. I had been on a very restrictive diet due to food intolerances, and after taking Enteragam for only a couple of days I already could add new foods to my diet. It also helped me with bloating and stomach cramps. Great product!”

9 / 10
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DexterW1 January 13, 2017

“EnteraGam has been a life saver. I have been dealing with the D and stomach pains for about 4 Years now and started taking EnteraGam a little over 6 months ago and it has help a ton. I can now go out without fear of problems. I still have stomach pain from time to time, but not daily as I was. It is a little bit on the expensive side (I use 2 boxes a month), but it is worth it to me.”

9 / 10
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phops · Taken for less than 1 month March 10, 2016

“I tried Enterogam last week for two and a half days, at a much reduced dose, less than half a packet twice a day. I got a mild headache about 30 min. after taking the first dose. I also felt like my throat was prickly and maybe a bit swollen. After five doses, I discontinued it. But I decided to try it again yesterday, taking 1/2 tsp. in the a.m. and 1 tsp in the p.m. I awoke today feeling awful. The left upper side of my body hurt, especially my left breast. My gut felt like it was compressed and I was very nauseous. I am discontinuing it for now. I wish I could tolerate it because I can only eat three things and I just do not know how to heal my gut, even though I have taken probiotics for over five years and many other su”

2 / 10
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JC · Taken for 6 months to 1 year May 15, 2018

“I have been taking Enteragam, along with carafate daily for about 6 months. I had pretty immediate results for abdominal pain, diarrhea, gastritis and all of the damage from years of food allergy issues. I agree it is not a free pass to eat rubbish food as you will get ill again. The gastro Drs and the pharmacy did the leg work so I got it for a very reasonable price.. I am so grateful to these people for the relief..”

9 / 10
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Laura · Taken for 1 to 6 months May 24, 2018

“It has saved my Father’s life! He survived multiple episodes of sepsis many of them with a GI source ( c.diff and ascending colangitis). No sepsis in 4 months since started Enteragam. Before he was almost monthly. He gained weight and strength ! I’m very happy with this medication, for us so far was a miracle !”

10 / 10
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janedoeny · Taken for 5 to 10 years March 27, 2021

“I took Enteragam for over 5 years, but my insurance company recently stopped covering it at all. Given the astronomical price of this medical food without insurance coverage, I had to make the difficult decision to stop taking Enteragam. In less than a month off Enteragam, I feel much better without it and my bowel movements have been reduced by half. I feel like I've been scammed for 5 years, at considerable expense.”

1 / 10
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human guinea pig · Taken for less than 1 month March 4, 2016

“I have ongoing difficulties with reactions to many foods..constant stomach aches, bloating, constipation, cramps, diarrhea, frequent bowel movements...this med has created more of the above and gives me a headache. I really have no idea if I should stick with it for the 4 - 6 weeks to see if the lining of my gut will heal? I'm desperate and disgusted with my condition, and the lack of response to this "medicinal food".”

1 / 10
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Jen · Taken for 1 to 2 years June 19, 2020

“My daughter who sufferes from Dysautonomia/POTS went from being unable to keep anything in long enough to get nutrients, to being able to eat again with this product. The ulcerative colitis and IBS made her unwilling to try to eat. It was the first thing she didn’t pass through with pain. It was a difference from day one. We are so grateful. Foundation Care helped make this possible because our insurance wouldn’t cover it. I understand it was new, and the first of its kind so I’m sure the cost will go down eventually.”

10 / 10
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ShoSho · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 30, 2019

“I've been taking EnteragGam for a month (5 weeks) for IBS-D (and interstitial cystitis, which is related IMO) and with 2 packets a day I see a vast improvement of my stools, which have been loose/watery for close to a year with nothing else working (probiotics, supplements, medications, etc.) I used to "go" 3-4 times/day and now it's mostly back to once a day. I would say at this point my IBS-D is 70-80% better. It doesn't taste like anything, and I just add it to my green prebiotic smoothie every morning, which is quite tasty. If I can't make the smoothie I still take the EnteraGam, that's how helpful I believe it is. I have a 3-month prescription and hope it continues to improve and/or stay this way.”

8 / 10
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Gigi55 December 16, 2016

“I started taking Enteragam 8 days ago from December 8th to today December 15th for my Ulcerative Colitis. The first three days, one packet, after that two packets a day. I have had no symptoms of any kind whatsoever good or bad, and no improvements to my lose stools. I did notice very, almost black stools. I will continue taking it for the next week and see if anything changes.”

1 / 10
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Crohnie · Taken for less than 1 month May 13, 2019

“Enteragam tastes unbelievably disgusting, it’s like drinking a vomit smoothie. I can’t comment on its effectiveness because I simply can’t get it down. I’m very frustrated. Also, agree the pricing policy seems criminal. Thankfully I got a sample box.”

2 / 10
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Kim · Taken for 1 to 6 months September 20, 2019

“I live in Mexico, after becoming very ill with a parasite and many antibiotics to rid myself of it, my Gastroenteroligist did a colonoscopy. I had an ulcer in the colon. Had a horrible attack and was in bed for 3+ weeks. Horrible pain, could not eat. Felt I was wasting away. He had put me on several meds (for life) and a bland very restrictive diet. Traveled to US, was given Enteragam. After one packet, I noticed a huge improvement. I am only using one packet a day it has only been a month and back to a normal healthy diet. No the taste is not great. I mix mine with crab-grape (diet) and down it. It is worth it! Hoping the ulcer will heal. We will see, follow up colonoscopy in Feb.”

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Catmom27 · Taken for less than 1 month February 22, 2020

“It's been 6 days, and unfortunately Enteragam has made me feel very sick. Headaches almost constantly that don't go away and are very painful. And nausea that was so bad I got ill. Also stomach cramps and gas.”

2 / 10
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