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American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Pharmacological Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Published:September 14, 2014DOI:https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2014.09.001
      This document presents the official recommendations of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) on the use of pharmacological agents for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in adults. The guideline was developed by the Clinical Practice and Quality Measures Committee (currently the Clinical Practice Guideline Committee) and approved by the AGA Governing Board.

      Abbreviations used in this paper:

      AGA (American Gastroenterological Association), FDA (Food and Drug Administration), GRADE (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation), IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), IBS-C (irritable bowel syndrome with constipation), IBS-D (irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea), RCT (randomized controlled trial)
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          Weinberg DS, Smalley W, Heidelbaugh JJ, et al. American Gastroenterological Association Institute guideline on the pharmacological management of irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology 2014;147:1146–1148.
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