Antidepressants for irritable bowel syndrome
- Antidepressants and Psychological Therapies Are Effective for IBS. HUGHES, LAUREN S. // American Family Physician;1/15/2015, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p134
The article presents an answer to a question of whether antidepressants and psychological therapies are effective in treating adults with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
- Drug Treatment Options for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Managing for Success. Dunphy, R.C.; Verne, G.N. // Drugs & Aging;2001, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p201
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gut disorder the diagnosis of which is based on clinical symptoms as set forth by the Rome criteria. As the population ages, especially with the population of patients >75 years of age expanding greatly over the next 10 years, IBS is becoming one of...
- Efficacy of tricyclic antidepressants in irritable bowel syndrome: A meta-analysis. Rahimi, Roja; Nikfar, Shekoufeh; Rezaie, Ali; Abdollahi, Mohammad; Wallace, Ian D.; Motoo, Yoshiharu // World Journal of Gastroenterology;4/7/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p1548
We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) as a therapeutic option for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) through meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. For the years 1966 until September 2008, PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, and Cochrane Central Register of...
- Diagnosis and Management of IBS in Adults. Wilkins, Thad; Pepitone, Christa; Alex, Biju; Schade, Robert R. // American Family Physician;9/1/2012, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p419
Irritable bowel syndrome is defined as abdominal discomfort or pain associated with altered bowel habits for at least three days per month in the previous three months, with the absence of organic disease. In North America, the prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome is 5 to 10 percent with peak...
- Latest review aims to simplify irritable bowel. Sherman, Carl // Clinical Advisor;Feb2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p43
The article provides an overview of a study on the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It has found out Lactobacilli appear to have little impact on IBS, but Bifidobacteria shows to improve overall symptoms. It also investigated that antidepressants have shown to be superior to placebo...
- Continuing Medical Education Questions: September 2014. Modaresi Esfah, Jamak; Lee, Peter; Tian, Chaorui; Wang, Ming-Hsi; DeVault, Kenneth R // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2014, Vol. 109 Issue 9, p1366
The article presents Continuing Medical Education (CME) Questions from the American Journal of Gastroenterology on topics including symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), psychological therapies for treatment of IBS and clinical trials comparing placebo and antidepressants for treatment of IBS.
- What's Hot in the Red Journal This Month. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2014, Vol. 109 Issue 9, p1301
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including treatment of Focal Liver Lesions (FLLs), use of antidepressants and psychological therapies in treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis infection.
- Cost-effectiveness of linaclotide compared to antidepressants in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation in Scotland. Fisher, Mark; Walker, Andrew; Falqués, Meritxell; Moya, Miguel; Rance, Mark; Taylor, Douglas; Lindner, Leandro; Falqués, Meritxell // European Journal of Health Economics;Dec2016, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p1091
Presently, linaclotide is the only EMA-approved therapy indicated for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). This study sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of linaclotide compared to antidepressants for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe IBS-C...
- AMITRIPTYLINE IN LOW DOSES CAN IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ADOLESCENTS WITH IBS. Lanche, Michelisa // Primary Psychiatry;Jun2008, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p21
The article reports that low doses of amitriptyline can similarly and substantially improve the overall quality of life (QOL) for adolescents with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a study conducted by Ron J. Bahar and colleagues. It describes IBS as a comorbid functional disorder...