Diverticulitis - Medications
Medicines to stop infection and to
control symptoms often are used to treat attacks of
- Antibiotics are given to treat the infection causing the
- Prescription pain relievers sometimes are needed if
nonprescription pain relievers cannot control the pain.
What to think about
Medicines are not used to
prevent future attacks of diverticulitis. Prevention depends on increasing the
amount of fiber in your diet and practicing healthy bowel habits.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
October 25, 2012
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