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Welcome to a different way to treat IBS gut pain


Welcome to a different way to treat IBS gut pain


Put gut-directed hypnotherapy in the palm of your hand

If you have gut pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), say hello to Regulora®, a new treatment option that focuses on the communication between your mind and your gut.

Regulora isn’t a drug. It’s the first and only FDA-cleared app specifically for abdominal pain caused by IBS in adults. Regulora provides a digital version of gut-directed hypnotherapy to help you find pain relief in the comfort of your home.1

Regulora has no serious side effects1 and can easily be added to your current treatment plan.*


After your doctor prescribes Regulora, all you need is a mobile device, the Regulora app, and a place to relax. Using Regulora is simple:

7 gut-directed hypnotherapy sessions
30 minutes per session
Every other week for 12 weeks


If you have IBS, it may mean that your brain and your gut aren’t “talking” to one another the way they should. This can result in gut pain that can seriously affect your everyday life. In gut-directed hypnotherapy, the relaxation, focus, and pleasant feelings you experience can help you train your brain to block out the pain and discomfort you feel in your gut.2

Many studies show that gut-directed hypnotherapy done by a trained therapist can help reduce the gut pain caused by IBS.3 Now, with a Regulora prescription, you no longer have to drive to a clinic or wait for a referral that’s weeks out. You can get gut-directed hypnotherapy digitally through the App Store or Google Play.


What do Regulora users have to say?


would recommend Regulora to someone with IBS1

“I am SO thankful and have urged several friends struggling with IBS to seek help through Regulora because it has been so helpful to me!”**


Regulora is a type of app called a prescription digital therapeutic (PDT). PDTs offer treatment that has been shown to prevent, manage, or treat disorders and disease. PDTs follow similar rules as drugs—undergoing clinical trials and FDA clearance.4 And, just like a prescription medicine, Regulora can only be prescribed by your doctor.



IBS is a disorder of the gut-brain interaction and usually is diagnosed when a person has weekly abdominal pain or changes in their bowel movements like diarrhea or constipation that aren’t explained by another diagnosis. Pain is the number-one symptom of IBS and it’s the main reason people seek help for the condition.5,6


In one study, most people said they would give up 10-15 years of their lives for an instant cure for their IBS.7

Did you know that IBS…

Accounts for nearly 3.5 million doctor visits in the US per year?6
Is common in adults, affecting 10% to 15% of people?3
Affects women 2x more than men?6

If you have IBS, you’re not alone. And Regulora is here to help.


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Regulora® is a prescription-only digital therapeutic device intended to provide behavioral therapy through gut-directed hypnotherapy for adults 22 years of age and older who have been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Regulora is indicated as a 3-month treatment for patients with abdominal pain due to IBS and can be used together with other IBS treatments.

Regulora is a prescription mobile application for the treatment of adult abdominal pain due to IBS. US federal law restricts this mobile application device to sale by or on the order of a physician. Regulora is intended for patients who speak and read English. Regulora may not be appropriate for patients with mental or physical impairment that would prevent interacting with a mobile video application. Regulora may not be appropriate for patients with evidence of abdominal pain better explained by other gastrointestinal causes such as celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease. Regulora should not be used in lieu of your current IBS medication or therapy. In a clinical trial of Regulora, side effects were not serious. About 1% of patients experienced abdominal pain, constipation, fatigue, or headache which was thought to be related to using Regulora.

View the Instructions for Use.

*Non-serious side effects may include headache, fatigue, abdominal pain, and constipation.1

**Experiences of individual patients. Results may vary. Reviews are based on those received from the Regulora pilot program, an early version of Regulora with equivalent content.

  1. Regulora® Instructions for Use for Patients and Physicians. metaMe Health, Inc.; April 2022.
  2. The Rome Foundation. Brain-Gut Psychotherapy Referral Guide. Accessed July 28, 2022.
  3. Miller V, Carruthers HR, Morris J, Hasan SS, Archbold S, Whorwell PJ. Hypnotherapy for irritable bowel syndrome: an audit of one thousand adult patients. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015;41(9):844-855.
  4. Digital Therapeutics Alliance. Digital Therapeutics Definition and Core Principles Fact Sheet. Accessed July 28, 2022.
  5. OASH. Office of Women’s Health. Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Accessed July 28, 2022.
  6. International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders. What is IBS? Accessed July 28, 2022.
  7. Lacy BE, Pimentel M, Brenner DM, et al. ACG Clinical Guideline: Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021;116(1):17-44.