Diverticulitis & Diverticulosis Topic Guide

Diverticulitis (Diverticulosis) Diverticulitis (Diverticulosis): Diverticulitis (diverticulosis) is inflammation of the diverticula in the digestive tract. Symptoms include bloating, abdominal pain, constipation, and cramping. Learn about treatment options.

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Medications:

chlordiazepoxide and clidinium Chlordiazepoxide And Clidinium

Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen). Clidinium reduces stomach acid and decreases intestinal spasms...learn more »

dicyclomine Dicyclomine

Dicyclomine relieves spasms of the muscles in the stomach and intestines...learn more »

metronidazole Metronidazole

Metronidazole is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections of the vagina, stomach, liver, skin, joints, brain and spinal cord, lungs, heart, o...learn more »

cephalexin Cephalexin

Cephalexin is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs, ear, skin, bones, bladder, and kidneys....learn more »

doxycycline Doxycycline

Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that

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ciprofloxacin (oral) Ciprofloxacin (oral)

Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone (flor-o-KWIN-o-lone) antibiotic, it is used to treat different types of bacterial infections. It is also used to treat pe...learn more »