The Resource Drug class review on constipation drugs : final report, Gerald Gartlehner ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Drug class review on constipation drugs : final report, Gerald Gartlehner ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Label
Drug class review on constipation drugs : final report
Title
Drug class review on constipation drugs
Title remainder
final report
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Gartlehner ... [et al.]
Title variation
  • Drug class review
  • Constipation drugs
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chronic constipation is a disorder characterized by unsatisfactory defecation that results from infrequent stools, difficult stool passage, or both over a time period of at least 12 weeks. In this report, we review the general and comparative effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of drugs for chronic constipation. Our review covers the use of the following in adults and children with chronic constipation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, constipation-predominant (IBS-C): docusate calcium, docusate sodium, lactulose, lubiprostone, polyethylene glycol 3350, psyllium, and tegaserod
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DNLM
Funding information
The funding source, the Center for Evidence-based Policy, is supported by 17 organizations, including 15 state Medicaid programs. These organizations selected the topic and had input into the Key Questions for this review. The content and conclusions of the review are entirely determined by the Evidence-based Practice Center researchers. The authors of this report have no financial interest in any company that makes or distributes the products reviewed in this report.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QV 75
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gartlehner, Gerald
  • Drug Effectiveness Review Project
  • Research Triangle Institute-University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Evidence-based Practice Center
  • Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Oregon Health & Science University
Series statement
Drug class reviews
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cathartics
  • Laxatives
  • Constipation
  • Treatment Outcome
Label
Drug class review on constipation drugs : final report, Gerald Gartlehner ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from PDF cover (viewed on July 26, 2011)
  • "September 2007."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 1559689
  • (DNLM)BKSHLF:NBK10503
Label
Drug class review on constipation drugs : final report, Gerald Gartlehner ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Title from PDF cover (viewed on July 26, 2011)
  • "September 2007."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 1559689
  • (DNLM)BKSHLF:NBK10503

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