Constipation And Antidepressants

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Antidepressants – Rationale for Use in IBS • Effective in chronic pain (TCA > SSRIs) • Reduction in pppain is independent of their effects on mood

Which antidepressants are used for IBS and what are their possible side effects? prescribed as a prescription medication used to treat IBS-C or chronic constipation. Psychological treatments have also been used to reduce pain and other GI symptoms.

Constipation & IC Constipation, difficulty passing feces, hard include the tricyclic antidepressants and many pain compounds, The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is the only non-profit health association

Constipation and Diarrhea INTRODUCTION C onstipation and diarrhea as a side effect of medica-tions is a frequent occurrence. tricyclic antidepressants (amytriptyline more than nortriptyline), calcium channel blockers such as verapamil, antiparkinsonian drugs, sym-

Constipation can also be imagined, and symptom perception varies. Constipation in infants and children poses special problems. • Antidepressants • Antipsychotics • Anticonvulsants • Antacids (aluminum, calcium) • Antihypertensives

First generation antidepressants TCAs and MAOIs The discovery of antidepressants could be described as a lucky accident. constipation, sweating, shaking or trembling, and difficulty sleeping. Second generation antidepressants SSRIs

Phenylephrine (e.g., Neo-Synephrine) Using these medicines with tricyclic antidepressants may increase the risk of serious effects on the heart

HOT TOPICS: Constipation GET PLENTY OF FLUIDS Provide lots of water and other clear liquids Offer fluids frequently to individuals who are unable to make their needs known

1 This factsheet gives information about antidepressants. Antidepressants can help with different mental health problems including low mood, depression and anxiety.

Antidepressants When you first hear the name antidepressant you may think of a medicine used to treat depression. For constipation, increase the amount of fiber in your diet. Consider taking Metamucil or a stool softener such as Colace.

Antidepressants – SSRI and SNRI Specific medications: Bupropion (Wellbutrin) Fluvoxamine (Luvox) • Upset stomach, heartburn, diarrhea or constipation • Problems with sleep: restlessness, nightmares, awakenings

MEDICATIONS THAT CAN CAUSE CONSTIPATION MiraLAX.com ©2011 Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc. TYPE OF DRUG PRIMARY USE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS BRAND EXAMPLES Antidepressants Treat symptoms of depression Amitriptyline,

Constipation National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse What is constipation? Constipation is a condition in which a person has fewer than three bowel movements a

Antidepressants What are antidepressants? Antidepressants are medications designed to help the symptoms of clinical depression and other mood disorders. How do antidepressants work? Constipation-eat more fiber rich foods, take a stool softener

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Constipation is having a decreased number of bowel movements or difficulty having a bowel movement. aluminum, some chemotherapy drugs, antidepressants, iron supplements, allergy medicines with antihistamines and anticonvulsants. Pregnancy

Constipation can also be imagined, and symptom perception varies. Constipation in infants and children poses special problems. • Antidepressants • Antipsychotics • Anticonvulsants • Antacids (aluminum, calcium) • Antihypertensives

Psychiatric Medications Table I: Antidepressants Antidepressant Class Names of Medications Within Class Available in Canada constipation, blurred vision, dizziness, weight gain, urinary retention alcohol can increase side effects; caffeine can increase anxiety/insomnia Monoamine Oxidase

Depression can be treated with medicine or counseling. Sometimes both are used. Talk to your doctor, • Tricyclic Antidepressants • Constipation and Diarrhea • Vomiting • Sexual Problems

Constipation WHO, WHAT, WHEN M62 2006 E S Kiff Review: Surgery,constipation Google: 1,730,000 Google scholar: 15,000 PubMed: 2453 Last 500 papers = August 2002 My view Constipation One of a set of SYMPTOMS of a disease that we do not understand.