PEG 3350 (Transipeg) versus lactulose in the treatment of childhood functional constipation: a double blind, randomised, controlled, multicentre trial

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Voskuijl, W ; de Lorijn, F ; Verwijs, W ; Hogeman, P ; Heijmans, J ; Mäkel, W ; Taminiau, J ; Benninga, M (2004)

Background: Recently, polyethylene glycol (PEG 3350) has been suggested as a good alternative laxative to lactulose as a treatment option in paediatric constipation. However, no large randomised controlled trials exist evaluating the efficacy of either laxative.
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