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Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction (Ogilvie Syndrome) Summary

Description: Functional obstruction of the COLON leading to MEGACOLON in the absence of obvious COLONIC DISEASES or mechanical obstruction. When this condition is acquired, acute, and coexisting with another medical condition (trauma, surgery, serious injuries or illness, or medication), it is called Ogilvie's syndrome.

Also Known As: Ogilvie Syndrome; Ogilvie's Syndrome; Ogilvie Disease; Pseudo-Obstruction, Colonic; Pseudoobstruction, Colonic Show All >>

Networked: 257 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 7 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Neostigmine (Neostigmine Bromide) : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 52 results : IBA
  2. Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Anticholinesterases) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. prucalopride : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  5. donepezil (Aricept) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 18 Generic
  6. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol) : 1 study in 3 results : FDA 36 Generic
  7. Cisapride (Propulsid) : 7 results : FDA 2
  8. Erythromycin (Erycette) : 7 results : FDA 66 Generic
  9. Narcotics (Narcotic Analgesics) : 6 results : IBA
  10. Tricyclic Antidepressive Agents (Tricyclic Antidepressants) : 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

  1. Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction (Ogilvie Syndrome)
  2. Toxic Megacolon
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
  4. Neurogenic Bowel
  5. Ileus
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Key Therapies for Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

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  1. Decompression : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 49 results
  2. Cecostomy : 1 outcome in 10 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 6 results
  4. Colectomy : 1 outcome in 6 results
  5. Enema (Enemas) : 1 outcome in 5 results
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