obstipation


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obstipation

[‚äb·stə′pā·shən]
(medicine)
Constipation that is difficult to relieve.
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None of these symptoms could be explained by side effect profiles of drugs taken by bipolar II disorder patients, and the patients did not report elevated rates of other gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea and vomiting, difficulty swallowing, diarrhea, obstipation, and abdominal pain, compared with other psychiatric patients.
A 71-year-old white man with no prior history of malignancy and a 2-week history of obstipation, increasing abdominal girth, and abdominal cramping sought medical attention after he began passing bright red blood per rectum.
We selected 72 patients presenting with suspicion of malignancy (unexplained body weight loss and chronic fatigue associated with chronic rectal hemorrhage and/or intermittent obstipation, hemoptysis, and/or pathognomonic aspect of tumoral development on chest radiographs).
0 mg po q 6 h prn and obstipation required sorbitol 70% 60 ml q HS and Surfak 240 mg TID.
Gastrointestinal disorders: abdominal pain upper, acid reflux, deglutition disorder, dry mouth, dysgeusia, dysphagia, eructation, flatulence, obstipation, salivation increased.