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Vibrating Capsule for Chronic Constipation: Additional Findings Show Benefit

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— New analyses of a study of a vibrating capsule for chronic constipation show that adherence to the device is associated with high efficacy and that it has a positive effect even in the most severe cases.

“What you see is that compliance does matter,” said Eamonn M. Quigley, MD, the David M. Underwood Chair of Medicine in Digestive Disorders in the Department of Medicine at the Houston Methodist Academic Institute and director of the Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders at Houston Methodist. “Patients with chronic idiopathic constipation who had more than 80% adherence to capsule dosing frequency had a dramatic difference in response.”

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