Study Title and Description
Antimotility agents for the treatment of Clostridium difficile diarrhea and colitis.
Key Questions Addressed
|10||Key Question 10 - Reviews and Meta-analyses|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Antimotility agents for the treatment of Clostridium difficile diarrhea and colitis.|
|Author||Koo HL., Koo DC., Musher DM., DuPont HL.|
|Country||Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA. email@example.com|
Pubmed ID: 19191646
Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Reviews and Meta-analyses (Table C12)
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|Question... Follow Up||Answer||Follow-up Answer|
|Focus of Review||Treatment|
|Title/Question Patient Population||Antimotility agents for CDI treatment Adult inpatients|
|# of Studies Patient N||1 retrospective 19 case reports/series N = 55|
|Comparators||With or without antibiotic use|
|Outcomes Followup||Adverse events, clinical resolution|
|Results||All patients with documented complications or mortality received antimotility drugs alone initially. 23 patients who received concurrent antibiotics did not experience complications. (Use of antimotility did not appear to shorten disease course in the 23 patients.)|
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Results & Comparisons
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|Arm or Total||Title||Description||Comments|
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