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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Syndrome, Irritable Bowel) Summary

Description: A disorder with chronic or recurrent colonic symptoms without a clearcut etiology. This condition is characterized by chronic or recurrent ABDOMINAL PAIN, bloating, MUCUS in FECES, and an erratic disturbance of DEFECATION.

Also Known As: Syndrome, Irritable Bowel; Mucous Colitis; Colitides, Mucous; Irritable Bowel Syndromes; Irritable Colon Show All >>

Networked: 2510 relevant articles (269 outcomes, 426 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. tegaserod (Zelnorm) : 23 outcomes 25 studies in 102 results : FDA 2
  2. alosetron (Lotronex) : 18 outcomes 21 studies in 79 results : FDA 1
  3. rifaximin (L 105) : 15 outcomes 7 studies in 55 results : FDA 2
  4. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 11 outcomes 15 studies in 198 results : IBA
  5. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants) : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 44 results : IBA
  6. octylonium (otilonium bromide) : 7 outcomes 13 studies in 33 results : IBA
  7. Trimebutine : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 23 results : IBA
  8. linaclotide : 6 outcomes 10 studies in 49 results : IBA
  9. peppermint oil : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 32 results : IBA
  10. lubiprostone : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 33 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  1. Constipation
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Abdominal Pain (Pain, Abdominal)
  5. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
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Key Therapies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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  1. Hypnosis (Mesmerism) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 26 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 45 results
  3. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 20 results
  4. Moxibustion : 1 outcome 6 studies in 21 results
  5. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 22 results
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