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Therapeutic Areas: Gastroenterology | Family Medicine
Disease Category: Constipation
Location: United States, FL

Clinical Trial Details

Overview

Research Study Summary

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

Purpose

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 Trial Snapshot

Gender
Both Male and Female
Age
18 and up
Overall Status
Recruiting
Facility Type
N/A

Contact

Jessica Elkins Hochstetler RN, CCRC, Director of Clinical Research
Emerald Coast Research Associates
221 East 23rd Street, Suite B
Panama City, FL 32405
Phone: 850-785-6550
Fax: 850-785-6804

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Research Center Information:

Emerald Coast Research Associates

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