Poster 1262 Correlation of Menstrual Distress to the Severity of Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

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    *EMBARGOED All research presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017 is strictly embargoed until Monday, October 16, 2017, at 8:00 am EDT.


    Poster 1262 Correlation of Menstrual Distress to the Severity of Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

    Author Insight from Anusha Shirwaikar Thomas, MD, Houston Methodist Hospital

    What’s new here and important for clinicians?

    • Severity of GI symptoms in women with IBD are correlated to severity of menstrual symptoms.
    • Understanding changes in GI symptomatology during the menstrual cycle may help determine appropriate management strategies.
    • Further studies are necessary to evaluate adjusting medication doses closer to menses i.e., timing medications during this time to provide higher drug levels or adding symptomatic therapy such as anti-diarrheals in anticipation of symptoms.

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    Author Contact
    Anusha Shirwaikar Thomas, MD, Houston Methodist Hospital
    athomas8@houstonmethodist.org


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