Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
How effective is Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) in Paediatric and Adult Chronic Constipation?

In adults and paediatric patients with chronic constipation^ PEG is as or more effective than other agents. Compared to placebo^ it relieves constipation in one in every 2-3 patients and adds 1-3 bowel movements per week.

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Publication Date: 2015-3-10
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 16:33:23