Last updated on October 2011

Research study for volunteers at least 18 years of age who are currently experiencing symptoms of chronic constipation


Brief description of study

Research study for volunteers at least 18 years of age who are currently experiencing symptoms of chronic constipation

Detailed Study Description

This is a research study for chronic idiopathic constipation. Subjects who meet the inclusion criteria will be entered into up to a 9 day treatment period. Patients will either receive the product under study or the marketed equivalent or placebo. Medication will be administered orally twice daily.

Patient Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and non-pregnant females 18 years of age and older
  • Chronic idiopathic constipation defined as, on average <3 bowel movements per week for the past 6 months
  • Confirmation of chronic constipation by a daily diary during the 14 day lead-in period

  • Pregnancy or breast feeding
  • Documented bowel obstruction
  • Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis
  • History of bowel resection
  • Regular use of medications known to cause constipation
  • Unstable hypothyroidism, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or spinal cord disorder
  • Any hospitalization for any gastrointestinal or abdominal surgical procedure 3 months prior to dosing

Patient Exclusion Criteria:

    Clinical Study Identifier: TX135472

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    Jessica Elkins Hochstetler RN, CCRC

    Emerald Coast Research Associates
    Panama City, FL USA
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