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PEG 3350 (Transipeg) versus lactulose in the treatment of childhood functional constipation: a double blind, randomised, controlled, multicentre trial.

Authors
  • Voskuijl, W
  • de Lorijn, F
  • Verwijs, W
  • Hogeman, P
  • Heijmans, J
  • Mäkel, W
  • Taminiau, J
  • Benninga, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gut
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2004
Volume
53
Issue
11
Pages
1590–1594
Identifiers
PMID: 15479678
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

PEG 3350 (0.26 (0.11) g/kg), compared with lactulose (0.66 (0.32) g/kg), provided a higher success rate with fewer side effects. PEG 3350 should be the laxative of first choice in childhood constipation.

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