GH-1

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atmu
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196749
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GH-1
Updated:
2013-01-31 02:31:48
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GH-1
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  1. Loperamide
    (Imodium)

    • -anti-diarrheal agent
    • -does not cross BBB, so it is 1st choice
  2. Diphenoxylate
    (Lomotil)

    • -Anti-diarrheal agent
    • -narcotic
  3. Codeine
    • -Anti-diarrheal agent
    • -narcotic
  4. Alosetron
    (Lotronex)

    • -Anti-diarrheal agent
    • -Serotonin antagonist

    -ONLY FOR SEVERE DIARRHEA - predominant IBS not responsive to usual treatents

    -Can cause ischemic colitis or severe constipation

    -only prescribed by physicians enrolled in prescribing program
  5. Lactulose
    -laxative
  6. Dicyclomine & Hyoscyamine
    -Antispasmodic agent

    -for decreasing contractility of gut for IBS

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