The summary below is from the full report titled “The Effect of a Nonabsorbed Oral Antibiotic (Rifaximin) on the Symptoms of the Irritable Bowel Syndrome. A Randomized Trial.” It is in the 17 October 2006 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 145, pages 557-563). The authors are M. Pimentel, S. Park, J. Mirocha, S.V. Kane, and Y. Kong.
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Can Antibiotics Improve the Symptoms of the Irritable Bowel Syndrome?. Ann Intern Med. ;145:I–24. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-145-8-200610170-00001
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2006;145(8):I-24.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
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