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Synonyms for antispasmodic

a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)

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Antispasmodic agents are indicated for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency.
PHARMACOLOGIC INTERVENTIONS FOR IBS ABDOMINAL PAIN BOWEL SUBTYPE: IBS-C Antispasmodics Chloride channel activators Peppermint oil Polyethylene glycol Selective serotonin Psyllium reuptake inhibitors Tricyclic Guanylate cyclase-C agonists antidepressants ABDOMINAL PAIN BOWEL SUBTYPE: IBS-D Antispasmodics Opioid agonists Peppermint oil Antibiotics Selective serotonin Bile acid sequestrants reuptake inhibitors Tricyclic * Probiotics antidepressants * Mixed opioid receptor modulators * Serotonin-3 antagonists IBS = irritable bowel syndrome; IBS-C = IBS with constipation; IBS-D - IBS with diarrhea.
Antispasmodics and tricyclics alleviate abdominal pain
Antispasmodics such as dicyclomine and hyoscyamine may improve abdominal pain, but they exhibit the same adverse effect profile as tricyclic antidepressants.
The aim of this systematic review was to ascertain the effect of fibre, antispasmodics and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
The study said: "Ispaghula husk, antispasmodics (especially hyoscine) and peppermint oil are all effective treatments for irritable bowel syndrome.
Fibre, antispasmodics and peppermint oil are used to treat IBS, but evidence of their effectiveness is unclear.
More proactive doctors might try antispasmodics, anticholinergics, [beta]-blockers, [H.
The final part of this series covers the use of infliximab, anticholinergics / antispasmodics, gastrointestinal stimulants, and anorectal preparations in pregnant and lactating women.
After too many years of uncontrolled spasms, megadoses of oral antispasmodics, and six percutaneous thermal rhizotomies, he was ready to undergo a more-dramatic, nerve-destroying surgical procedure, even if this meant potentially sacrificing sensation and the sexual function he had below his injury site.
Pain medications (especially narcotics), antacids that contain aluminum, antispasmodics, antidepressants, iron supplements, diuretics, and anticonvulsants for epilepsy can slow passage of bowel movements.
Treatment of IBS is largely based on the use of antispasmodics, antidepressants and medications that modify bowel habit depending on whether constipation or diarrhea is the predominant problem.
Recommend antispasmodics or antidepressants for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and explain that, while fiber may have other benefits, it is unlikely to relieve IBS symptoms.
In a retrospective analysis of data from the United Kingdom's General Practice Research Database, chronic constipation was associated independently with the use of antidepressants, antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, antispasmodics, antihistamines, opioid analgesics, diuretics, iron supplements, calcium supplements, or aluminum-containing antacids.