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Research & Reviews  10,545 results

Functional Constipation and Anorexia in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Korean Frailty...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18115754
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Jeong E, Kim JA et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2021 - Anorexia is a relevant geriatric syndrome because it accounts for most malnutrition in older adults. Constipation has been suggested as a risk factor for anorexia. This study aimed to examine the association between anorexia and functional constip...

Continuing Medical Education Questions: June 2021.
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000001315
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Sadowski BW

Jun 2nd, 2021 - Article Title: Exploratory comparative effectiveness trial of green kiwifruit, psyllium, or prunes in US patients with chronic constipation.

Exploratory Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Green Kiwifruit, Psyllium, or Prunes in ...
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000001149
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Chey SW, Chey WD et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2021 - Psyllium and prunes are proven treatments for chronic constipation (CC). Asian studies suggest that kiwifruit may also benefit CC symptoms. We report a partially randomized, comparative effectiveness trial evaluating kiwifruit, psyllium, and prune...

Iatrogenic trainwrecks and moral injury.
https://doi.org/10.1080/13648470.2021.1929831
Anthropology & Medicine; Chary A, Flood D

Jun 1st, 2021 - Opioids, a set of potent pain medications, have numerous known deleterious side effects, ranging from constipation to respiratory depression and death, and yet they are routinely prescribed and administered in biomedical settings. Situated against...

Reducing Constipation-Related Admissions: The Effectiveness of Antegrade Continence Ene...
https://doi.org/10.1177/00031348211023429
The American Surgeon; Esparaz JR, Waters AM et. al.

Jun 1st, 2021 - Constipation in pediatrics remains a common problem. Antegrade continence enema (ACE) procedures have been shown to decrease the distress of daily therapy. Patients are able to administer more aggressive washouts in the outpatient setting. Therefo...

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Guidelines  73 results

European society of neurogastroenterology and motility guidelines on functional constip...
https://doi.org/10.1111/nmo.13762
Neurogastroenterology and Motility : the Official Journal... Serra J, Pohl D et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2019 - Chronic constipation is a common disorder with a reported prevalence ranging from 3% to 27% in the general population. Several management strategies, including diagnostic tests, empiric treatments, and specific treatments, have been developed. Our...

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...

Medical Management of Opioid-Induced Constipation.
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.15852
JAMA Rao VL, Micic D et. al.

Nov 4th, 2019 - Medical Management of Opioid-Induced Constipation.|2019|Rao VL,Micic D,Davis AM,|adverse effects,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,analogs & derivatives,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,drug therapy,therapeutic use,

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.

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Drugs  4,679 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  15,979 results

How Do Three Natural Remedies for Chronic Constipation Measure Up?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952861

Jun 10th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When it comes to natural remedies for chronic constipation, kiwifruit, psyllium fiber and prunes all significantly improve constipation symptoms, but kiwifruit has the fewest side effects and is most liked by patients, ...

Functional Constipation and Anorexia in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Korean Frailty...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18115754
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Jeong E, Kim JA et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2021 - Anorexia is a relevant geriatric syndrome because it accounts for most malnutrition in older adults. Constipation has been suggested as a risk factor for anorexia. This study aimed to examine the association between anorexia and functional constip...

Continuing Medical Education Questions: June 2021.
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000001315
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Sadowski BW

Jun 2nd, 2021 - Article Title: Exploratory comparative effectiveness trial of green kiwifruit, psyllium, or prunes in US patients with chronic constipation.

Exploratory Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Green Kiwifruit, Psyllium, or Prunes in ...
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000001149
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Chey SW, Chey WD et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2021 - Psyllium and prunes are proven treatments for chronic constipation (CC). Asian studies suggest that kiwifruit may also benefit CC symptoms. We report a partially randomized, comparative effectiveness trial evaluating kiwifruit, psyllium, and prune...

Iatrogenic trainwrecks and moral injury.
https://doi.org/10.1080/13648470.2021.1929831
Anthropology & Medicine; Chary A, Flood D

Jun 1st, 2021 - Opioids, a set of potent pain medications, have numerous known deleterious side effects, ranging from constipation to respiratory depression and death, and yet they are routinely prescribed and administered in biomedical settings. Situated against...

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News  921 results

How Do Three Natural Remedies for Chronic Constipation Measure Up?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952861

Jun 10th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When it comes to natural remedies for chronic constipation, kiwifruit, psyllium fiber and prunes all significantly improve constipation symptoms, but kiwifruit has the fewest side effects and is most liked by patients, ...

Oncologists: You Know Your $#!+
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952307

Jun 1st, 2021 - Cancer being what it is, I would imagine that all oncologists end up becoming expert managers of pain medications. At our current level of technology, opiates are frequently going to enter that equation, and opiates mean constipation. The result o...

MHRA Warns Against Mixing PEG Laxatives and Starch-based Thickeners
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950162

Apr 28th, 2021 - The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a drug safety update on the use of polyethylene glycol (PEG)-based laxatives together with starch-based thickeners. The MHRA has warned about a potentially harmful interacti...

Dramatic Rise in Use of Drugs for Opioid-Induced Constipation
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949995

Apr 26th, 2021 - A call for more appropriate use of a new class of drugs for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) has been issued by researchers who found that the number of Medicare beneficiaries who use these drugs, as well as associated costs, soa...

FDA Approvals, Highlights, and Summaries: Gastroenterology
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945185

Feb 23rd, 2021 - Pizensy (lactitol) Lactitol exerts an osmotic effect, causing an influx of water into the small intestine that results in a laxative effect in the colon. It is indicated for adults with chronic idiopathic constipation. Approval was based on data f...

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Patient Education  99 results see all →