TITLE

COMMENTARY: Daily polyethylene glycol over 6 months was effective for chronic constipation

AUTHOR(S)
Chessman, Alexander
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the study about a randomized, multicenter, placebo-controlled trial of polyethylene glycol (PEG) for chronic treatment of chronic constipation. According to the author, the study provides good evidence that PEG can safely relieve adults with chronic constipation compared with placebo. However, researchers should have included people with common chronic illnesses such as the irritable bowel syndrome or cardiopulmonary disease.
ACCESSION #
28694451

 

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