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Medication shows promise for patients with severe chronic constipation


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Posted 20 June 2008 - 09:57 AM

Medication shows promise for patients with severe chronic constipation. Patients who met the study criteria were randomly assigned to receive either of two dosage levels of prucalopride, a medication that stimulates protein receptors involved in contraction of the colon, or a placebo. EurekAlert! 05/28/08. (Also see: GI Involvement)