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Research & Reviews  9,907 results

Herbal preparations in the management of hypothyroidism in Unani medicine.
https://doi.org/10.1515/dmpt-2020-0123
Drug Metabolism and Personalized Therapy; Alam MA, Quamri MA

Sep 25th, 2020 - Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder, affects women more frequently, and incidence increases with age. The prevalence of hypothyroidism in developed countries is around 4-5%, whereas, in India, it is about 11%. The common symptoms of...

Gastrointestinal problems are associated with increased repetitive behaviors but not so...
https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361320959503
Autism : the International Journal of Research and Practice; Chakraborty P, Carpenter KLH et. al.

Sep 25th, 2020 - Individuals with autism spectrum disorder are more likely than typically developing individuals to experience a range of gastrointestinal abnormalities, including chronic diarrhea, constipation, food sensitivities, and abdominal pain. These gastro...

Senna Versus Magnesium Oxide for the Treatment of Chronic Constipation: A Randomized, P...
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000942
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Morishita D, Tomita T et. al.

Sep 24th, 2020 - This is the first prospective, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a stimulant laxative compared with an osmotic agent for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation. Patients were rand...

Dyssynergic Defecation and Anal Sphincter Disorders in Children in High-Resolution Anor...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000002819
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Makosiej R, Makosiej A et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2020 - Dyssynergic defecation is a common disorder in children with functional constipation (FC) because of relaxation disorders of the sphincter apparatus and intra-rectal pressure during defecation. The aim of the study was to determine frequency and t...

Treatment expectations seem to affect bowel health when using acupuncture during radiot...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2020.102404
Complementary Therapies in Medicine; Efverman A

Sep 21st, 2020 - To investigate if frequent stools ("diarrhoea"), infrequent stools ("constipation"), capacity in daily activities and Quality of Life (QoL) differed between patients treated with verum or sham acupuncture, and if patients with more positive treatm...

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Guidelines  67 results

Update on the Management of Constipation
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2754106
JAMA Wald A

Nov 16th, 2019 - Chronic constipation is very common. The most recent estimate of clinician visits attributable to constipation were from 2001 to 2004 and reported more than 8 million clinician visits in the United States, with most occurring in adult primary care...

Chronic Constipation: New Insights, Better Outcomes?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31609241
Lancet Gastroenterology Hepatology; Schiller LR

Oct 31st, 2019 - Constipation is a symptom that affects around 11-20% of the adult population yearly. Most physicians consider infrequency of defecation as a hallmark of constipation. However, most patients view excessive straining as the biggest component of cons...

A Comparison of the Efficacy of Enema Solutions in Pediatric Emergency Department Patients
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31594739
Journal of Emergency Medicine; Anderson J,et al

Oct 4th, 2019 - Children presenting to pediatric emergency departments (EDs) are frequently given enemas for relief of constipation symptoms; there is very little literature guiding solution selection.

Ardelyx Receives FDA Approval For Ibsrela® (Tenapanor), An NHE3 Sodium Transport Inhibitor, For The Treatment Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation
http://ir.ardelyx.com/news-releases/news-release-details/ardelyx-receives-fda-approval-ibsrelar-tenapanor-nhe3-sodium

Sep 10th, 2019 - Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX), a specialized biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative first-in-class medicines to improve treatment for people with cardiorenal diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration h...

Efficacy of Drugs in Chronic Idiopathic Constipation: a Systematic Review & Network Meta-Analysis
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langas/article/PIIS2468-1253(19)30246-8/fulltext
The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Luthra P,et al

Aug 28th, 2019 - There are several drugs available for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation, but their relative efficacy is unclear because there have been no head-to-head randomised controlled trials. We did a network meta-analysis to compare the effi...

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Drugs  4,259 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  14,497 results

Herbal preparations in the management of hypothyroidism in Unani medicine.
https://doi.org/10.1515/dmpt-2020-0123
Drug Metabolism and Personalized Therapy; Alam MA, Quamri MA

Sep 25th, 2020 - Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder, affects women more frequently, and incidence increases with age. The prevalence of hypothyroidism in developed countries is around 4-5%, whereas, in India, it is about 11%. The common symptoms of...

Gastrointestinal problems are associated with increased repetitive behaviors but not so...
https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361320959503
Autism : the International Journal of Research and Practice; Chakraborty P, Carpenter KLH et. al.

Sep 25th, 2020 - Individuals with autism spectrum disorder are more likely than typically developing individuals to experience a range of gastrointestinal abnormalities, including chronic diarrhea, constipation, food sensitivities, and abdominal pain. These gastro...

Senna Versus Magnesium Oxide for the Treatment of Chronic Constipation: A Randomized, P...
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000942
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Morishita D, Tomita T et. al.

Sep 24th, 2020 - This is the first prospective, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a stimulant laxative compared with an osmotic agent for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation. Patients were rand...

Heb fiber therapy - methylcellulose powder, for solution-HEB
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=ec653139-5ff4-4319-aea5-536ab0f8df86

Sep 23rd, 2020 - ▪relieves constipation (irregularity) ▪generally produces a bowel movement in 12-72 hoursBulk-forming fiber laxative

Dyssynergic Defecation and Anal Sphincter Disorders in Children in High-Resolution Anor...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000002819
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Makosiej R, Makosiej A et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2020 - Dyssynergic defecation is a common disorder in children with functional constipation (FC) because of relaxation disorders of the sphincter apparatus and intra-rectal pressure during defecation. The aim of the study was to determine frequency and t...

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News  493 results

FDA strengthens warning regarding clozapine, serious bowel complication risk
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/216329/schizophrenia-other-psychotic-disorders/fda-strengthens-warning-regarding?channel=345
Lucas Franki, MDedge News

Jan 28th, 2020 - The Food and Drug Administration is strengthening a previous warning regarding the uncommon risk of serious bowel complications associated with the schizophrenia medication clozapine (Clozaril, FazaClo ODT, Versacloz). Wikimedia Commons/FitzColinG.

Clozaril, Fazaclo ODT, Versacloz (clozapine): Drug Safety Communication - FDA Strengthens Warning That Untreated Constipation Can Lead to Serious Bowel Problems | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/safety/medical-product-safety-information/clozaril-fazaclo-odt-versacloz-clozapine-drug-safety-communication-fda-strengthens-warning-untreated

[Posted: January 28, 2020] AUDIENCE: Patient, Health Professional ISSUE: FDA is strengthening an existing warning that constipation caused by the schizophrenia medicine clozapine (Clozaril, Fazaclo ODT, Versacloz, generics) can, uncommonly, progre...

Is elagolix effective at reducing HMB for women with varying fibroid sizes and types?
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/215165/endometriosis/elagolix-effective-reducing-hmb-women-varying-fibroid-sizes-and?channel=218
Lila O'Connor, Editor

Jan 8th, 2020 - Whether or not women experience symptoms from uterine fibroid(s) can be dependent on a fibroid’s size and location. Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is the most common symptom resulting from fibroids, and it occurs in up to one-third of women with f.

What do the new AGA guidelines recommend for opioid-induced constipation?
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/214590/gastroenterology/what-do-new-aga-guidelines-recommend-opioid-induced?channel=213
Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA

Dec 19th, 2019 - References Crockett SD, Greer KB, Heidelbaugh JJ, et al. American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Medical Management of Opioid-Induced Constipation.

Biofeedback corrects dyssynergic constipation in elderly
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/214559/gastroenterology/biofeedback-corrects-dyssynergic-constipation-elderly?channel=53
Bruce Jancin, MDedge News

Dec 19th, 2019 - SAN ANTONIO – Biofeedback for treatment of dyssynergic constipation is highly effective in the elderly, just as it is in younger patients, Samantha Spilman, MD, reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. Bruce Janc.

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Patient Education  105 results see all →