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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (cont.)

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Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Editor: Bhupinder Anand, MD

REFERENCES:

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

PubMedHealth.gov. Alosetron.

PubMedHealth.gov. Lubiprostone.

PubMedHealth.gov. Tegaserod.

Author: Gary R Lichtenstein, MD, Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Coauthor(s): Jenifer K Lehrer, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Everett Stephens, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Louisville. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.


Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2011

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