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FDA Approves Motegrity (prucalopride) for Adults with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC)

FDA Approves Motegrity (prucalopride) for Adults with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) Print this page Cambridge, Mass. – December 17, 2018 – Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Motegrity™ (prucalopride), a once-daily, oral treatment option for adults with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC).1 Motegrity, a… Read More »

Treatment for opioid-induced constipation

Opioids are effective for treating and managing pain, but using them frequently can lead to constipation. This can affect a person’s comfort, health, and quality of life. Among people who are using opioids for pain relief, constipation affects 52 percent of those with advanced cancer and 87 percent of those with a terminal illness, according… Read More »