The anti-spasmodic effect of peppermint oil during colonoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Aziz, Muhammad; Sharma, Sachit; Ghazaleh, Sami; Fatima, Rawish; Acharya, Ashu; Ghanim, Marcel; Sheikh, Taha; Lee-Smith, Wade; Hamdani, Syed U; Nawras, Ali


  • Multiple pharmacological agents have been studied in literature with antispasmodic effect during colonoscopy. Peppermint oil, with its relaxing effect on colon has demonstrated varying results. We therefore conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the available literature to evaluate its role during colonoscopy.


publication date

  • 2020

start page

  • 164

end page

  • 171


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