A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of cisapride in Saudi Arabs with functional dyspepsia.

@article{AlQuorain1995ADR,
  title={A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of cisapride in Saudi Arabs with functional dyspepsia.},
  author={Abdulaziz Abdullatif Al-Quorain and Emmanuel B Larbi and F al-Shedoki},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1995},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={531-4}
}
BACKGROUND Trials on functional dyspepsia (FD) have been performed mostly in Western populations. We evaluated the effect of cisapride in Saudi Arabs with FD. METHODS In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial patients were treated with cisapride three times daily or matching placebo and assessed at 2 and 4 weeks. RESULTS Cisapride (n = 44) was significantly superior to placebo (n = 45) in improving heartburn, postprandial bloating, epigastric pain, early satiety, epigastric… CONTINUE READING

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