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Medications for Lymphocytic Colitis

What is Lymphocytic Colitis:  Lymphocytic colitis is a chronic disease characterized by watery diarrhea, in which lymphocytes infiltrate the lining of the large intestine.

Medications to treat Lymphocytic Colitis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
loperamide C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: loperamide systemic

Brand names:  Imotil, Diamode, Up and Up Anti-Diarrheal Solution, Kao-Paverin

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
mesalamine Off Label B N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: mesalamine systemic

Drug class: 5-aminosalicylates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
sulfasalazine B N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfasalazine systemic

Brand names:  Azulfidine, Sulfazine, Azulfidine EN-tabs

Drug class: antirheumatics, 5-aminosalicylates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pepto-Bismol N N Add review
10

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Azulfidine B N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfasalazine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, 5-aminosalicylates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Sulfazine B N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfasalazine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, 5-aminosalicylates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
bismuth subsalicylate N N Add review
10

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Brand names:  Pepto-Bismol, Kaopectate, Bismatrol, Bismarex, Maalox Total Relief, Kapectolin (New Formula), Bismatrol Maximum Strength, Pink Bismuth, Peptic Relief

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Azulfidine EN-tabs B N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulfasalazine systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, 5-aminosalicylates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Imotil C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: loperamide systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Kaopectate N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Diamode C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: loperamide systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Up and Up Anti-Diarrheal Solution C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: loperamide systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Bismatrol N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Kao-Paverin C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: loperamide systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Bismarex N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Maalox Total Relief N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Kapectolin (New Formula) N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Bismatrol Maximum Strength N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pink Bismuth N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Peptic Relief N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bismuth subsalicylate systemic

Drug class: antidiarrheals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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