IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 46 / Issue 3 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog4705.2019

Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology (CEOG) is published by IMR Press from Volume 47 Issue 1 (2020). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Open Access Case Report
Sympathomimetic amine therapy abrogates severe long-term unexpalined abdominal pain and diarrhea (microscopic colitis) - possible infertility implications
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1 Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Camden, NJ, USA
2 Cooper Institute for Reproductive and Hormonal Disorders, P.C., Mt. Laurel, NJ, USA
*Correspondence: (J.H. CHECK)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2019, 46(3), 489–491;
Published: 10 June 2019

Purpose: To attempt a new treatment for severe long-standing diarrhea and abdominal pain from microscopic colitis. Materials and Methods: Dextroamphetamine sulfate was prescribed to a 42-year-old woman with progressively worsening microscopic colitis. Results: Within one month she showed a 90% improvement. Conclusion: Dextroamphetamine sulfate immediately caused marked improvement in her diarrhea and pain in one month despite 35 years of suffering.

Microscopic colitis
Increased cellular permeability syndrome
Dextroamphetamine sulfate
Abdominal pain
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