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Short Bowel Syndrome News
Posted 21 Dec 2012 by Drugs.com
December 21, 2012 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Gattex (teduglutide) to treat adults with short bowel syndrome (SBS) who need additional nutrition from intravenous feeding (parenteral nutrition). SBS is a condition that results from the partial or complete surgical removal of the small and/or large intestine. Extensive loss of the small intestine can lead to poor ...