Letter to Editor


Students' Research Committee, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran

1. Kuiken SD, Tytgat GN, Boeckxstaens GE. The selective 
serotonin reuptake inhibitor fluoxetine does not change rectal 
sensitivity and symptoms in patients with irritable bowel 
syndrome: A double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled 
study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2003;1:219-28.
2. Vahedi H, Merat S, Rashidioon A, Ghoddoosi A, Malekzadeh R. 
The effect of fluoxetine in patients with pain and constipationpredominant irritable bowel syndrome: A double-blind 
randomized-controlled study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther