Disease Information for Alosetron (Lotronex) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Constipation in Elderly
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Constipation
Ischemic bowel disease
Ischemic proctocolitis
Obstipation
Non-Occlusive Bowel Infarction
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-diarrhea medication (example)
DRUG/Anti-spasmotic drug (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Mesenteric Ischemia Non-Occlusive
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
administration, Alosetron (Lotronex), Brand name/Lotronex (Alosetrone)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/2000 New drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-diarrhea medication useful in irritable colon disease; TCA congener can cause ischemic colitis and obstipation; used in females only; new drug; expensive (was withdrawn then rereleased with strict protocols)

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