I'm not a doctor either, but I take omeprazole (Prilosec). The PPI action treats acid reflux in the stomach. What does this have to do with IBS, which is generally lower intestine?!?
Please take her to the doctor to adjust dosage of medication, don't mess with it yourself. Besides, wouldn't she be more willing to give up the pills if that advice came from her doctor?
5'0" female, 42 years old.
Started Primal October 31, 2011, at a skinny fat 111.5 lbs.
Current weight: 101.5. lbs and holding steady. Spring yardwork here we come!
Co-worker 1: Needs to lose ~50. Now he wants to start Mayo Clinic Diet. Yeesh. Give it up, man.
Co-worker 2: Needed to lose ~55. Lost 20 from stress. Started Primal in Sept, lost 20 more, but gained 10 back on a carb spree. We're working on it.