Last updated on February 2018

Efficacy of Dicopeg Junior in Comparison With Lactulose for the Treatment of Functional Constipation in Children Aged 6 Months to 6 Years.


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Constipation
  • Age: Between 1 - 6 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Children aged 6 months - 6 years
  2. Diagnosis of functional constipation according to the Rome III criteria
  3. Patients newly recognized or ineffectively treated
  4. Parental consent for their child's participation in the study and the way they are treatment for the duration of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Well-known organic cause constipation (eg. an underactive thyroid, Hirschprung disease, cystic fibrosis).
  2. Anatomical abnormality of the digestive tract.
  3. Status after gastrointestinal surgery
  4. Parents disagree to participate in the study
  5. Intolerance of lactulose or polyethylene glycols in an interview
  6. Comorbidities that may significantly affect the treatment outcome: food allergy, celiac disease, CNS disease, lactose intolerance or other disaccharide bacterial overgrowth

Recruitment Status: Open


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