LilleyChpt51 Bowel Disorder Drugs

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LilleyChpt51 Bowel Disorder Drugs
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Lilley Chapter 51 Bowel Disorder Drugs
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Lilley Chapter 51 Bowel Disorder Drugs
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  1. drugs that counter or combat diarrhea
    antidiarrheal drugs
  2. a condition of abnormally infrequent and difficult passage of feces through the lower gastrointestinal tract
    Constipation
  3. the abnormally frequent passage of loose stool
    diarrhea
  4. a recurring condition of the intestinal tract characterized by bloating, flatulence, and often periods of diarrhea that alternate with periods of constipation
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  5. drugs that promote bowel evacuation, such as by increasing the bulk of feces, softening the stool, or lubricating the intestinal wall
    Laxatives

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