spastic colon

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Synonyms for spastic colon

recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation)

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Donnatal (Phenobarbital, Hyoscyamine Sulfate, Atropine Sulfate, Scopolamine Hydrobromide), a prescription drug, is classified as possibly effective as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (irritable colon, spastic colon, mucous colitis) and acute enterocolitis.
Older names for IBS include mucous colitis, spastic colon and spastic bowel.
He's also a victim of mendacity, a rich plantation owner dying of cancer when he's told he has nothing more than a "spastic colon." Just about everyone else in the family knows the truth, including his alcoholic younger son, Brick (Erik Johnsen).
The syndrome, also known as spastic colon, is a functional bowel disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and unexplained alteration of bowel habits.
Massage also can help relax tight muscles and ease tension, which indirectly help with digestion problems such as a spastic colon or constipation.
Delayed release peppermint oil capsules (Colpermin) for the spastic colon syndrome: a pharmacokinetic study.
Sye began practicing yoga after suffering front ulcerated colitis and a spastic colon. Doctors told him he would be on painkillers for the rest of his life.