Cisapride in management of chronic pediatric constipation.

  title={Cisapride in management of chronic pediatric constipation.},
  author={Issam M Halabi},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  volume={28 2},
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to explore the use of cisapride in the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation in children. METHODS Seventy-nine children were screened. Seventy-three of them met the selection criteria that included clinical, laboratory, radiologic, and histopathologic investigations. These patients entered a week-long phase I of disimpaction using lactulose. Four of them were noncompliant and thus were excluded from the next phase. In phase II sixty-nine patients… CONTINUE READING