Effects of psyllium therapy on stool characteristics, colon transit and anorectal function in chronic idiopathic constipation.

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BACKGROUND Psyllium is widely used in the symptomatic therapy of constipation. Its effects on colonic function and their correlation with symptomatic response have not been defined. METHODS After a 4-week baseline, placebo, run-in phase, 22 subjects with idiopathic constipation confirmed by prospectively administered stool diaries were randomly assigned… (More)

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@article{Ashraf1995EffectsOP, title={Effects of psyllium therapy on stool characteristics, colon transit and anorectal function in chronic idiopathic constipation.}, author={William Ashraf and F. Park and John Lof and Eamonn M. M. Quigley}, journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics}, year={1995}, volume={9 6}, pages={639-47} }