Treatments for Brainerd diarrhea


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Treatments of Brainerd diarrhea discussion: There is no known curative treatment for Brainerd diarrhea. A variety of antimicrobial agents have been tried without success, including trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, ampicillin, metronidazole, and paromomycin. Neither has there been any response to steroids or antiinflammatory agents. Approximately 50% of patients report some relief in symptoms with high doses of opioid antimotility drugs, such as loperamide, diphenoxylate, and paregoric. 1

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1. excerpt from Brainerd Diarrhea General: DBMD

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