Racecadotril Efficacy in the Symptomatic Treatment of Adult Acute Diarrhoea : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Vetel2014RacecadotrilEI,
  title={Racecadotril Efficacy in the Symptomatic Treatment of Adult Acute Diarrhoea : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={J M Vetel and Habib Hamza and B Coffin and Philippe Lehert},
  year={2014}
}
The efficacy of racecadotril (RC), an intestinal antisecretory drug acting via an enkephalinase inhibition, was reviewed in paediatric acute diarrhoea but not yet in adults. Objective: To estimate the effectiveness of RC in the symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhoea in adults. Data Sources: A systematic review of MedLine, Cochrane Controlled Trials Register, DARE, and Embase (up to November 2013). Additional studies were identified by contacting clinical experts and the manufacturer. Study… CONTINUE READING