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Microbia and Forest Laboratories Announce Preliminary Results of Linaclotide Phase 2b Studies
Date:3/4/2008

ompletion of the double-blind treatment period, patients were followed up for safety assessments for an additional two weeks. Bowel function measurements included the number of SBMs and CSBMs compared to baseline, stool consistency using the BSFS, and straining. Patient-reported outcomes included measures of abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort, and bloating on a daily basis, and constipation severity and overall assessment of IBS symptoms on a weekly basis. In addition, the use of rescue medication, end-of-treatment satisfaction, and disease-specific quality of life were assessed.

Glossary of Terms

Spontaneous bowel movement (SBM): An SBM is a bowel movement that occurs in the absence of laxative, enema or suppository usage within the preceding 24 hours.

Complete spontaneous bowel movement (CSBM): A CSBM is an SBM that is accompanied by the patient self-reporting a feeling of complete evacuation.

Bristol Stool Form Scale (BSFS): A seven-point scale measuring stool consistency and a surrogate marker of gastrointestinal transit time.

About Chronic Constipation (CC)

As many as 26 million Americans suffer from CC. Patients with CC often experience hard and lumpy stools, straining during defecation, a sensation of incomplete evacuation, and fewer than three bowel movements per week. The discomfort of CC significantly affects patients' quality of life by impairing their ability to work and participate in typical daily activities.

About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

One out of six adults in developed countries suffers from IBS, a chronic condition marked by abdominal pain and disturbed bowel function. IBS accounts for 12% of adult visits to primary care physicians and is the most common disorder diagnosed by gastroenterologists. Health care costs associated with IBS exceed $25 billion annually. IBS patients fall into three subgroups -- constipation-predominant (IBS-C), diarrhea-predominant (IBS-D), and alternating (
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