Green Light from the FDA for New Drug Development in Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Dyspepsia

Talley, Nicholas J.
June 2009
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2009, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p1339
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) supporting the development of new medicine to counter irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and functional dyspepsia (FD). It is said that at least 10% of Americans are afflicted with IBS. After the pharmaceutical industry adopted a global end-point methodology for judging efficacy, new drug trials greatly accelerated with FDA accepting the end point.


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