Systematic review supports use of polyethylene glycol, senna for constipation

Systematic review supports use of polyethylene glycol, senna for constipation

Evidence from a systematic review published in American Journal of Gastroenterology showed polyethylene glycol and senna were effective for the treatment of constipation.“The spectrum of [over-the-counter (OTC)] products has increased, and quality of evidence has improved, but methodological issues including variability in study design, primary outcome measures, trial duration, and small sample sizes remain,” Satish S.C. Rao, MD, PhD, from division of gastroenterology/hepatology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, and colleagues wrote. “We found goodRead More

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