Bisacodyl

Known as: Phenol, 4,4'-(2-pyridinylmethylene)bis-, diacetate (ester), Bisacodilo, Bisacodyl [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A synthetic pyridinylmethylene-diacetate ester derivative stimulant laxative, Bisacodyl acts with a parasympathetic effect directly on mucosal… (More)
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2012
2012
A woman with a history of hip replacement presented 3 days prior to revision of the hip with abdominal pain, diarrhoea and… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND & AIMS Although stimulant laxatives have been used for many years to treat patients with constipation, their clinical… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND The mechanism of action of bisacodyl in the unprepared human colon remains unclear. AIM To evaluate the effect of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Disturbances in bowel function in chronic constipation could result in changes in the colonic flora and lead to… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVES To assess whether rectal preparation before transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsy could decrease the… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND Colonoscopy preparation regimens are often poorly tolerated because they require use of large-volume bowel preparation… (More)
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2000
2000
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and patient tolerance of two bowel preparations for colonoscopy… (More)
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1998
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1998
BACKGROUND Laxative pretreatment decreases the volume of polyethylene glycol electrolyte lavage solution (PEG-ELS) required for… (More)
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1995
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1995
BACKGROUND Several recent trials have shown that colonoscopy preparation with sodium phosphate solution is as effective and at… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
PURPOSE This study was designed to compare the efficacy and patient tolerance of standard orthograde bowel preparation using 4… (More)
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