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Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Posted 8 Aug 2014 by

FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 – Newly released guidelines for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and a type of constipation known as chronic idiopathic constipation reveal a number of proven treatments for these two common conditions. "There's a greater variety of approaches which reflect a greater understanding of the disorders," said guidelines co-author Dr. Eamonn Quigley, chief of the division ...

FDA Approves Amitiza for Opioid-Induced Constipation

Posted 23 Apr 2013 by

BETHESDA, Md. & DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 23, 2013-- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. announced today that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sucampo’s supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for Amitiza (lubiprostone) (24 mcg twice daily) as the first and only oral medication for the treatment of o ...

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