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SAADATNIA H. EFFECTS OF CIS APRIDE ON CONS TIPATION DUE TO SPINAL CORD INJURY: REPORT OF FIVE WARFARE SPINAL CORD INJURED PATIENTS. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1993; 7 (1) :3-5
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1460-en.html
From the Department of Medicine, Ghaem Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad. Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Five warfare spinal cord injured patients with intractable constipation are described. Treatment with cisapride (4 x 10 mg daily) was undertaken. The agent cisapride significantly reduced the oral-anal transit time from 25.2 days to 14.4 days. It also improved other subjective complaints of these patients markedly. No side effects were seen during the trial.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Internal Medicine