Drug treatment for faecal incontinence in adults.

  title={Drug treatment for faecal incontinence in adults.},
  author={Muhammad Imran Omar and Cameron Edwin Alexander},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Faecal incontinence (leakage of bowel motions or stool) is a common symptom which causes significant distress and reduces quality of life. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of drug therapy for the treatment of faecal incontinence. In particular, to assess the effects of individual drugs relative to placebo or other drugs, and to compare drug therapy with other treatment modalities. SEARCH METHODS We searched the Cochrane Incontinence Group Specialised Register of Trials, which… CONTINUE READING
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