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antispasmodics

Used to prevent the contraction of smooth muscle, mainly in the treatment of bronchial and bladder disorders.
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The five subclasses of urinary tract agents are analgesics, antispasmodics, urinary acidifiers, urinary alkalinizers, and urinary germicides.
Eleven pharmaceutical agents or classes of drugs are used to treat IBS: linaclotide (Linzess), lubipro-stone (Amitiza), eluxadoline (Viberzi), polyethylene glycol laxatives (Miralax, Glycolax), rifaximin (Xifaxan), alosetron (Lotronex), loperamide (Imodium), tricyclic antidepressants (Elavil), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (Prozac, Zoloft) and antispasmodics (Atropine, Bentyl), and plecanatide (Trulance), approved in January 2017.
Antispasmodics, anticholinergics or stimulating peristalsis
What is known is that tricyclic antidepressants, peppermint oil, and antispasmodics all have been shown superior to placebo for treating abdominal pain in female patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) (strength of recommendation: A, meta-analyses).
In some cases medication can be prescribed by your GP, such as antispasmodics .
The medical treatment of ES includes calcium channel blockers, nitrates, tricyclic antidepressants, smooth muscle antispasmodics, and/or sildenafil.
The types of medication used to treat abdominal pain are SSRIs, tricyclic antidepressants and antispasmodics.
Eating smaller meals, avoiding common food triggers-such as sugar, dairy, and wheat--and taking prescription and over-the-counter antispasmodics, antidepressants, and fiber supplements sometimes work.
Effect of fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis.
In the absence of any red-flag symptoms, I usually give patients an initial two to three week trial of the following medications, depending upon the symptoms experienced: Antispasmodics The antispasmodic drugs, Mebeverine and Buscopan are used for the treatment of IBS.
There are seven anticholinergics that are used as antispasmodics for the treatment of overactive bladder: darifenacin (Enablex) [C], fesoterodine (Toviaz) [C], flavoxate (Urispas) [B], oxybutynin (Ditropan) [B], solifenacin (Vesicare) [C], tolterodine (Detrol) [C], and trospium (Sanctura) [C].
A team of researchers headed by Dr Alexander Ford, from the gastroenterology division at McMaster University Health Sciences Centre in Canada, reviewed all of the research looking at the effect of peppermint oil, fibre and so called antispasmodics, drugs that suppress spasms caused by muscle contraction in the intestines - to see how they might help IBS.