Definition of Enteric:

Pertaining to the small intestines.  Enteric-coated: A coating that prevents a tablet or capsule from being digested until it reaches the small intestine.

Also: Enteric-coated

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...as a treatment
“...Enteric-coated aspirin, such as 81mg Bayer, (120 count) or a generic variety, is recommended over the child's aspirin, which are generally found in a tamper-proof bottle with a count of only 20 or so...”


...the condition
“...Some experts recommend that patients should receive antibiotic therapy with metronidazole or antibiotics directed against enteric pathogens before any evaluation of chronic diarrhea is started...”
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...our question about Unexplained nausea
“...Vomiting is especially common with infections caused by rotaviruses, enteric adenovirus, Norwalk agent, and calicivirus.”

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

...recommendation Peppermint Oil
Enteric-coated Peppermint oil has been used in treating the irritable bowel syndrome in Europe for many years...”

Microbiological Stool Exam

...as a treatment
“...culture involves streaking the sample onto agar plates containing special additives, such as MacConkey's Agar, which will inhibit the growth of Gram-positive organisms and will selectively allow enteric pathogens to grow...”


...as a treatment
“...The most common brand name is "Enada", which is stabilized and enteric-coated, thus preventing stomach acid from destroying the NADH before it enters the bloodstream...”

Peppermint Oil

...as a treatment
“A special procedure of coating a capsule containing peppermint oil, known as enteric coating, prevents the oil from being released in the stomach...”
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...as a treatment
“...Therefore, use of probiotics in enteric coated capsules is recommended, as they will only dissolve in the lower intestine and thereby avoid the stomach's hydrochloric acid...”

S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe)

...as a treatment
“...An enteric coated product is best...”


...the condition
“...This protection can be achieved by either reducing the secretion of hydrogen ions with an H2 blocker (while continuing therapy with the same potent enzymes) or by ingesting pH-sensitive enteric-coated pancreatic enzymes...”

Superoxide Dismutase

...as a treatment
“...Additional research with enteric-coated tablets of active SOD may provide new routes of administration in the future for use in inflammatory disorders...”

Typhoid Fever

...the condition
“...Positive stool culture for S. typhi after 10 days, especially during third to fifth week (85%); stool culture may remain positive for more than 1 year in 3% of patients, who are termed chronic enteric carriers.  The bacilli are harbored in the gallbladder...”

Yeast / Candida Infection

...recommendation Oil of Oregano
“...Enteric-coated preparations are available at about 50-100mg of oil per capsule or tablet...”
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