Disease Information for Tegaserod (Zelnorm) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Diarrhea
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute gastroenteritis
Drug induced Diarrhea.
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
Synonyms
Synonym
Tegaserod (Zelnorm) administration, Brand name/Zelnorm (Tegaserod maleate )
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/2002 new drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 2 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 6 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose special schedule/course
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Tegaserod maleate (Zelnorm) for irritable bowel syndrome; limited to women; drug released in 2002; specific drug is a a 5-HT4 serotonin receptor partial agonist; oral preparation; used for constipation subset and limited

to short six week courses

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