What are the novel therapies for constipation?

Updated: Jul 05, 2019
  • Author: Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Newer therapies for constipation include the prokinetic agent prucalopride, the osmotic agent lubiprostone, and the guanylate cyclase C (GC-C) agonists, linaclotide and plecanatide.


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