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This issue mainly features the intestinal diseases and drugs. Dr. Tanida explains not so serious, very common diseases, diarrhea and constipation. Dr. Hayashi and Dr. Shimizu comment on gastrointestinal drugs for children. In addition, the benefits and side effects of Seirogan, a drug often used for stomachache and diarrhea in Japan, and antiemetics, are discussed.