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Prunes More Effective Than Psyllium for Constipation Treatment

Results from a clinical trial prove that dried plums are safe, palatable and more effective than psyllium for the treatment of mild to moderate constipation, and should be considered as a first line therapy. Prunes (dried plums) should be used as the first line of therapy in treating constipation. This study will be published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.

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Randomised clinical trial: dried plums (prunes) vs. psyllium for constipation

A. Attaluri, R. Donahoe, J. Valestin, K. Brown & S. S. C. Rao

 

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