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  • noun A 5-HT3 antagonist used for the management of severe diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome in women.

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  • In fact, their symptom relief was actually better than earlier studies showed for a potent IBS drug called alosetron .

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  • Prometheus says it bought the drug alosetron hydrochloride (Lotronex) for treating irritable bowel syndrome from GlaxoSmithKline in early 2009.

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  • In fact, the study showed the effects of the placebo pills were comparable to the effects of the powerful, but risky, IBS medication alosetron sold under the brand name Lotronex.

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  • 'Risk management program for IBS 41.3 Summary drug on track: alosetron was reintroduced to the market in 2002 with a few caveats, including a narrower indication'.

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  • and comparable to some drugs being tested for IBS such as alosetron.

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