CL2012-13-Evaluation of Oral Tolerance MiraLAX Solution
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and tolerability of oral ingestion of polyethylene glycol (PEG 3350) solution concentrate to oral ingestion of a placebo solution concentrate, in participants with constipation.
: - Ambulatory male or female with no history or current evidence of other conditions or abnormalities that would affect study results or interfere with participation for full duration of study - Meets diagnostic criteria for functional constipation. This includes loose stools that are rarely present without the use of laxatives and 2 or more of the following: straining during at least 25% of defecations; lumpy or hard stools in at least 25% of defecations; sensation of incomplete evacuation for at least 25% of defecations; sensation of anorectal obstruction/blockage for at least 25% of defecations; manual maneuvers to facilitate at least 25% of defecations [e.g., digital evacuation, support of the pelvic floor]; and fewer than 3 defecations per week. Criteria for functional constipation must be fulfilled for last 3 months, with symptom onset at least 6 months prior to diagnosis. - Continuous or recurrent symptoms for at least 3 months of: abdominal pain or discomfort, relieved with defecation, or associated with a change in frequency or consistency of stool, and an irregular pattern of defecation at least 25% of the time with 3 or more of the following: altered stool frequency, altered stool form (hard or loose/watery), altered stool passage (straining or urgency, feeling of incomplete evacuation), passage of mucus, and bloating or abdominal distension. - Agrees to not use laxatives other than study medication for the duration of the study period Agrees to not use disallowed concomitant medications for the duration of the study - Agrees to maintain a similar diet and level of activity from the period of the Screening Visit through End of Study - Individuals of reproductive potential must agree to remain abstinent or use (or have their partner use) 2 acceptable methods of birth control and until 2 weeks after the last dose of study drug in the last treatment period. Acceptable methods of birth control include: intrauterine device (IUD), diaphragm with spermicide, contraceptive sponge, condom, or vasectomy.
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Madison, United States, 53704
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Evaluation of oral tolerance MiraLAX solution concentrate in subjects with chronic constipation.