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  • noun An amino acid derivative of 2(1H)-quinolinone, used for mucosal protection, healing of gastroduodenal ulcers, and treatment of gastritis.

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  • As for the degree of ulcer healing, the ulcer score was reduced by 3.5 ± 0.5 (points) in the rebamipide enema therapy group and 2.8 ± 0.5

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  • Thus, both the degree of ulcer healing and the decrease in WBC count tended to be favorable in the rebamipide enema therapy group than in the conventional therapy group, but there was no significant difference in either parameter between the two groups.

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  • The mechanism underlying the efficacy of rebamipide in the treatment of ischemic colitis remains unclear; however, it is assumed that the effect of the drug in suppressing free radical production and accelerating ulcer healing account for its efficacy in patients of ischemic colitis with ulcerative lesions.

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  • They recommend rebamipide enema therapy in left-sided ischemic colitis patients with ulcerative lesions.

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  • The research team led by Prof. Satohiro Matsumoto from Kamigoto Hospital evaluated the therapeutic effects of rebamipide solution administered as an enema in ischemic colitis patients with ulcerative lesions.

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  • They found that the mean fasting period and mean duration of hospitalization were 2.7 ± 1.8 day and 9.2 ± 1.5 day, respectively, in the rebamipide enema therapy group, as compared with

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  • Recently, the efficacy of rebamipide enema in the treatment of ulcerative colitis has been reported in Japan.

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  • In this study, they evaluated the effects of rebamipide enema therapy in these patients.

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