TITLE

CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS ON ISADOXOL IN THE CARDIOVASCULAR PATIENT WHERE "STOOL-STRAINING" IS TO BE AVOIDED

AUTHOR(S)
Bernstein, Arthur; Robins, Bernard; Cohen, Fred
PUB. DATE
August 1957
SOURCE
Angiology;Aug1957, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p363
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
1. Isadoxol, a specially designed constipation corrective, was evaluated as a means of providing strain-free defecation in more than 200 cardiovascular patients. 2. This agent was found to be effective in 84 per cent of the bedridden patients and 75 per cent of the ambulatory patients, in spite of the concomitant administration of constipating drugs. There were no complications or side-reactions observed which either limited the use of the drug or contributed to the malaise of the patient. 3. We found Isadoxol to be a useful drug for the constipated cardiovascular patient, and when stool-straining is to be avoided. Its use in the post-convalescent period as a constipation corrective is valuable because of its efficacy.
ACCESSION #
16351955

 

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