The Effect of Tegaserod on Patterns of Flow in the Small Bowel of Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

2014-08-27 03:50:52 | BioPortfolio


Evaluation of the effect of tegaserod treatment on small intestinal motility and flow pattern in female IBS-C patients.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Constipation Predominant - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS-C)




Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles
United States





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