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Constipation Clinical Trials

A listing of Constipation medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Naloxegol to Prevent Lower Gastrointestinal Paralysis in Critically Ill Adults Administered Opioids

Among the more than 5 million adults who are admitted to the ICU each year in the USA, most have pain and thus receive a pain (analgesic) medication called an opioid. Opioid use in critically ill adults continues to increase given the greater awareness of untreated pain in the ICU ...

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Intravenous Nutrition in Hospitalized Patients: Comparison of Two Oils

Until recently, Intralipid, a soybean oil-based lipid emulsion, has been the only available lipid for intravenous use in Canada. In 2010, ClinOleic, a new, predominantly olive oil based emulsion, has been approved by Health Canada as an alternative lipid. There is an increasing need for hospitals to do quality-assurance studies ...

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Multimodal Narcotic Limited Perioperative Pain Control With Colorectal Surgery

Postoperative ileus is a well-known problem for patients who have undergone a colorectal procedure. It is manifested as abdominal distension, accumulation of gas and fluid within the bowels and delayed bowel function (flatus or defecation). It is estimated that with traditional perioperative care for open colon resection postoperative ileus can ...

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

Reason for study: Defecation disorders, and among them constipation, are one of the most common gastrointestinal problems in children. According to data from the literature, the problem affects 1% - 7.5% of the children population who come to a general pediatrician, 25% of patients in gastroenterological practice, and even 45% ...

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Peritoneal Dialysis Pilot Study: Evaluating Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) for Constipation

Constipation is a common condition, which impacts one in four Canadians Maintaining regular bowel movements is important in the peritoneal dialysis (PD) population because constipation can negatively impact the quality of dialysate flow and can result in impaired dialysis adequacy. Unfortunately, treating constipation is challenging in PD patients because of ...

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Opioid Induced Bowel Dysfunction in Patients Undergoing Cesarean Section

Constipation is common in pregnant women. Surgery, anaesthesia and opioid analgesics may further impair bowel function. The aim of the present study was to evaluate if oxycodone-naloxone combination compared to oxycodone reduced bowel dysfunction in patients undergoing caesarean section.

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Effectiveness & Safety of Promelaxin Microenemas Against Macrogol 4000 P.O. in Chronic Constipation in Children 6-48 Months

This multicenter, prospective, randomized, controlled trial will be conducted on 120 infants-children with a diagnosis of chronic functional constipation according to the definition of Criteria of Rome III. The enrolled subjects will be randomized according to an electronically generated randomization list in 2 groups: one group will receive micro-enemas of ...

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Trial of Alvimopan in Major Spine Surgery

Pain control following major spine surgery is difficult to achieve. Opiates are often necessary in high doses, and may be associated with significant side effects. Such side effects may include urinary retention, altered mental status, depressed respiratory drive, and constipation, and may lead to reduced nutritional intake in the postoperative ...

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Prunes for Gastrointestinal Function After Gynecologic Surgery

A major postoperative complaint among benign gynecological surgery patients is constipation. Improved management of constipation among these patients has the potential to both alleviate pain and for significant savings for health care systems. This is a prospective, randomized control trial that randomizes patients post-operatively into standard care versus standard care ...

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