hypermotility


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hypermotility

 [hi″per-mo-til´ĭ-te]
excessive or abnormally increased motility, as of the gastrointestinal tract.

hypermotility

/hy·per·mo·til·i·ty/ (hi″per-mo-til´ĭ-te) abnormally increased motility, as of the gastrointestinal tract.

hypermotility

[-motil′itē]
an excessive movement of the involuntary muscles, particularly in the GI tract. Compare hypomotility.

hy·per·mo·til·i·ty

(hīpĕr-mō-tili-tē)
Excessive activity of the gastrointestinal tract.
Compare: dumping syndrome

hypermotility

excessive or abnormally increased motility.

gut hypermotility
decreased transit time for the entire alimentary tract.
intestinal hypermotility
is characterized by increase in gut sounds, spasms of pain, e.g. in spasmodic colic in horses and, in some cases, diarrhea.
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Tranzyme is developing TZP-201, a highly potent and selective motilin antagonist, for the treatment of gastrointestinal hypermotility disorders of various origins including chemotherapy-induced diarrhea (CID).
In addition, the Company's pipeline includes TZP-102 for chronic gastroparesis, TZP-201 for intestinal hypermotility, and TZP-301 for obesity.
Tranzyme is developing first-in-class, mechanism-based therapeutics for post-operative ileus (POI), gastroparesis, obesity, diabetes and intestinal hypermotility.
Kava kava extract, Passiflora extract and a combination of both extracts, administered to mice, caused a significant decrease of the amphetamine-induced hypermotility and significant prolongation of sleeping phase induced by subcutaneous injection of barbiturates.
The hypermotility produced by amphetamines was monitored over a period of 2 h; the activity was recorded at 30-min intervals.
These data suggest that motilin antagonism has therapeutic potential in the treatment of GI disorders characterized by hypermotility or absorptive disorders in the gut.