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Noninfectious gastroenteritis

Noninfectious gastroenteritis is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with noninfectious gastroenteritis, 93% report having vomiting, 88% report having diarrhea, and 75% report having nausea. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of noninfectious gastroenteritis are vomiting and diarrhea, although you may still have noninfectious gastroenteritis without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with noninfectious gastroenteritis often receive hematologic tests, complete blood count, intravenous fluid replacement, urinalysis, kidney function tests, glucose measurement, electrolytes panel and liver function tests .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with noninfectious gastroenteritis include ondansetron (zofran), promethazine, loperamide (imodium), atropine / diphenoxylate, dicyclomine, atropine / hyoscyamine / phenobarbital / scopolamine, trimethobenzamide (tigan), hyoscyamine (a-spas), mesalamine (asacol), bismuth subsalicylate (pepto-bismol), kaolin / pectin, balsalazide and lipase .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for noninfectious gastroenteritis include age 1-4 years age < 1 years.

Age

< 1 years
2.3x
1-4 years
2.8x
5-14 years
1.4x
15-29 years
1.1x
30-44 years
0.8x
45-59 years
0.6x
60-74 years
0.5x
75+ years
0.6x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
1.2x
White
0.9x
Other
1.2x
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