Intervention Review

Tegaserod for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation

  1. Beti W Evans1,*,
  2. Wendy K Clark2,
  3. David J Moore3,
  4. Peter J Whorwell4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Functional Bowel Disorders Group

Published Online: 17 OCT 2007

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 JUL 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003960.pub3

How to Cite

Evans BW, Clark WK, Moore DJ, Whorwell PJ. Tegaserod for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003960. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003960.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Hertfordshire, School of Pharmacy, Hatfield, UK

  2. 2

    Keele University, Medicines Management, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, UK

  3. 3

    University of Birmingham, Aggressive Research Intelligence Facility, University of Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

  4. 4

    Wythenshawe Hospital, Medical Academic Department, Manchester, UK

*Beti W Evans, School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane Campus, Hatfield, AL10 9AB, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 17 OCT 2007


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