Macrogol 3350/electrolyte improves constipation in Parkinson's disease and multiple system atrophy

Mov Disord. 2001 Nov;16(6):1176-7. doi: 10.1002/mds.1211.

Abstract

We describe an open study of macrogol 3350 in 10 cases of constipated patients with Parkinson's disease or multiple system atrophy. The agent produced a marked improvement in symptoms in all cases.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Cathartics / therapeutic use*
  • Chronic Disease
  • Constipation / drug therapy*
  • Constipation / etiology
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Electrolytes / therapeutic use*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multiple System Atrophy / complications*
  • Parkinson Disease / complications*
  • Polyethylene Glycols / therapeutic use*
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Cathartics
  • Electrolytes
  • Polyethylene Glycols