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101. Efficacy of tricyclic antidepressants in irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis

anticholinergic effects for elderly patients or C-IBS and imipramine or amitriptyline for D-IBS and patients with insomnia. Research : The authors stated that additional large RCTs with strict surveillance on compliance were needed to further explain the role of antidepressants for management of IBS in routine practice. Funding National Science Foundation, Tehran. Bibliographic details Rahimi R, Nikfar S, Rezaie A, Abdollahi M. Efficacy of tricyclic antidepressants in irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis (...) Efficacy of tricyclic antidepressants in irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis Efficacy of tricyclic antidepressants in irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis Efficacy of tricyclic antidepressants in irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis Rahimi R, Nikfar S, Rezaie A, Abdollahi M CRD summary This review concluded that low-dose tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) exhibited clinically and statistically significant control of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms. Caution is warranted

2009 DARE.

102. A systematic review and meta-analysis: probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

A systematic review and meta-analysis: probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2009 DARE.

103. Yield of diagnostic tests for celiac disease in individuals with symptoms suggestive of irritable bowel syndrome

Yield of diagnostic tests for celiac disease in individuals with symptoms suggestive of irritable bowel syndrome Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2009 DARE.

104. Review: antidepressants and psychological therapies improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome

Review: antidepressants and psychological therapies improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome Review: antidepressants and psychological therapies improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndromeCommentary | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal (...) improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome Commentary Statistics from Altmetric.com QUESTION In patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), do antidepressant medications or psychological therapies improve symptoms? REVIEW SCOPE Included studies compared antidepressants with placebo or psychological therapies with no treatment or usual care in adults (⩾16 y of age) with IBS diagnosed by established criteria or by a clinician’s opinion. Outcomes were persistent IBS symptoms and adverse events

2009 Evidence-Based Medicine

105. Review: clinical findings had moderate sensitivity and specificity for diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome

and specificity for diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome Statistics from Altmetric.com QUESTION What is the accuracy of individual symptoms and combinations of clinical findings for diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? REVIEW SCOPE Included studies compared individual symptoms or combinations of clinical findings with investigational tests (colonoscopy, barium enema, or computed tomographic colography) for diagnosing IBS in unselected patients >16 years of age who had lower gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms (...) Review: clinical findings had moderate sensitivity and specificity for diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome Review: clinical findings had moderate sensitivity and specificity for diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password

2009 Evidence-Based Medicine

106. Review: fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil are all effective for irritable bowel syndrome

Review: fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil are all effective for irritable bowel syndrome Review: fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil are all effective for irritable bowel syndrome | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil are all effective for irritable bowel syndrome Article Text Therapeutics Review: fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil are all effective

2009 Evidence-Based Medicine

107. Clinical trial: effect of active lactic acid bacteria on mucosal barrier function in patients with diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome Full Text available with Trip Pro

Clinical trial: effect of active lactic acid bacteria on mucosal barrier function in patients with diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome The intestinal permeability is increased in patients with diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (D-IBS).To determine the possible efficacy of lactic acid bacteria on the increased intestinal permeability in D-IBS.Treatment was employed for 4 weeks in a randomized single blind placebo controlled study with 30 D-IBS patients. Patients were (...) given either probiotic fermented milk (Streptococcus thermophilus, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium Longum) or milk beverage containing no bacteria. The clinical symptoms were scored and intestinal permeability was measured by a triple sugar test before and after treatment.Small bowel permeability was measured as the ratio of lactulose and mannitol recovery and colonic permeability was measured as the total mass of sucralose excretion (mg). After probiotics

2008 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

108. Clinical trial: asimadoline in the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (Abstract)

Clinical trial: asimadoline in the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome In models of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), asimadoline, a kappa-opioid agonist, improves pain and abnormal bowel function.To evaluate the effects of three doses of asimadoline and placebo in subjects with IBS through a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.Patients were randomly assigned to receive asimadoline 0.15, 0.5, 1.0 mg or placebo BID for 12 weeks. The primary efficacy measure

2008 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

109. Double-blind placebo-controlled trial of amitriptyline for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in adolescents (Abstract)

Double-blind placebo-controlled trial of amitriptyline for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in adolescents To determine the efficacy of amitriptyline (AMI) in treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in adolescents.Adolescents 12 to 18 years with newly diagnosed IBS were surveyed with a symptom checklist, pain rating scale, visual analog scale, and IBS quality of life (QOL) questionnaire. Subjects were randomized in a double-blinded fashion to receive AMI or placebo, and again completed (...) , .039, and .004).AMI significantly improves overall QOL in adolescents with IBS and should be a therapeutic option for adolescents with this disorder.

2008 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

110. Effectiveness of probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effectiveness of probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome Recently, the use of tegaserod and alosetron -- drugs approved for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) -- has been restricted because of adverse events. This has resulted in a need for additional modalities for the treatment of IBS. Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of probiotics in the global relief of symptoms associated with IBS and in the improvement of flatulence, abdominal pain, transit (...) time, and bacterial counts. Using the MEDLINE database from 1966-October 2007 and manually searching article references for relevant articles and abstracts, we identified 14 blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trials of the effectiveness of probiotics in the treatment of IBS. Of 11 studies in which overall symptom relief was assessed, seven indicated a significant improvement with probiotics versus placebo. Five of eight investigations of abdominal pain and distention revealed a benefit

2008 EvidenceUpdates

111. Psychosocial interventions for recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in childhood. (Abstract)

Psychosocial interventions for recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in childhood. Between 4% and 25% of school-age children complain of recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) of sufficient severity to interfere with daily activities. For the majority of such children, no organic cause for their pain can be found on physical examination or investigation. Although most children are managed by reassurance and simple measures, a large range of psychosocial interventions (...) filters.Any study in which the majority of participants were school-age children fulfilling standard criteria for RAP (Apley or the Rome II criteria for functional gastrointestinal diseases) , randomly allocated to any psychosocial treatment compared to standard care or waiting list, were selected.References identified by the searches were independently screened against the inclusion criteria by two reviewers. Data were extracted and analysed using RevMan 4.2.10.Six randomised trials (including a total

2008 Cochrane

112. Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management

and evidence used to update these recommendations. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, relapsing and often life-long disorder. It is characterised by the presence of abdominal pain or discomfort, which may be associated with defaecation and/or accompanied by a change in bowel habit. Symptoms may include disordered defaecation (constipation or diarrhoea or both) and abdominal distension, usually referred to as bloating. Symptoms sometimes overlap with other gastrointestinal disorders such as non (...) Initial assessment Initial assessment 1.1.1.1 Healthcare professionals should consider assessment for IBS if the person reports having had any of the following symptoms for at least 6 months: A Abdominal pain or discomfort B Bloating C Change in bowel habit. [2008] [2008] Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management (CG61) © NICE 2018. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 10 of 221.1.1.2 All people

2008 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

113. Cost-effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy in addition to mebeverine for irritable bowel syndrome

Cost-effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy in addition to mebeverine for irritable bowel syndrome Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2008 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

114. Efficacy of probiotics in irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Efficacy of probiotics in irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2008 DARE.

115. Efficacy and tolerability of alosetron for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in women and men: a meta-analysis of eight randomized, placebo-controlled, 12-week trials

Efficacy and tolerability of alosetron for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in women and men: a meta-analysis of eight randomized, placebo-controlled, 12-week trials Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2008 DARE.

116. Effects of 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) type 3 antagonists on symptom relief and constipation in nonconstipated irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Effects of 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) type 3 antagonists on symptom relief and constipation in nonconstipated irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2008 DARE.

117. The relationship between somatisation and outcome in patients with severe irritable bowel syndrome

The relationship between somatisation and outcome in patients with severe irritable bowel syndrome Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2008 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

118. Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. To investigate whether placebo effects can experimentally be separated into the response to three components-assessment and observation, a therapeutic ritual (placebo treatment), and a supportive patient-practitioner relationship-and then progressively combined to produce incremental clinical improvement in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. To assess the relative magnitude

2008 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

119. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for the management of irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

that there was no statistically significant evidence that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) improved abdominal pain, bloating or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, although there was a trend for improvement in abdominal pain. In view of methodological limitations in the review, in particular the failure to adequately address heterogeneity, the conclusions may not be reliable. Authors' objectives To determine the efficacy of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS (...) Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for the management of irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for the management of irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for the management of irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Rahimi R, Nikfar S, Abdollahi M CRD summary The authors stated

2008 DARE.

120. Effect of fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis

16 years or over, with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) not related to organic disease and diagnosed according to specific criteria (i.e. Manning, Kruis score, Rome I, II or III), were eligible for inclusion. Eligible studies were required to include treatment duration of at least one week and at least one week follow-up. Studies were also required to report a global assessment of cure or improvement of symptoms, or cure or improvement of abdominal pain, as reported by the patient or health (...) Effect of fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis Effect of fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis Effect of fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis Ford A C, Talley N J, Spiegel B M, Foxx-Orenstein A E, Schiller L, Quigley E M, Moayyedi P CRD

2008 DARE.