Lubiprostone plus PEG electrolytes versus placebo plus PEG electrolytes for outpatient colonoscopy preparation: a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Sofi2015LubiprostonePP,
  title={Lubiprostone plus PEG electrolytes versus placebo plus PEG electrolytes for outpatient colonoscopy preparation: a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Aijaz Ahmed Sofi and Ali Nawras and Chetan Pai and Qiana Samuels and Ann Lynn Silverman},
  journal={American journal of therapeutics},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={105-10}
}
Bowel preparation using large volume of polyethylene glycol (PEG) solutions is often poorly tolerated. Therefore, there are ongoing efforts to develop an alternative bowel cleansing regimen that should be equally effective and better tolerated. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of lubiprostone (versus placebo) plus PEG as a bowel cleansing preparation for colonoscopy. Our study was a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled design. Patients scheduled for screening colonoscopy… CONTINUE READING