Seeing your child suffer with constipation can be one of the hardest things for a parent to endure. Many pediatricians will continue to prescribe miralax, even if it’s no longer working. See if your child could qualify for a clinical trial of a medication already approved for use in adults. If they qualify, you will be compensated up to $1,250* for your time and travel.
- 6 months to 17 years old.
- Must meet Rome IV criteria:
- ≤2 bowel movements a week and 1 or more of the following for at least a month:
- ≥1 episode of fecal incontinence per week.
- History of retentive posturing or excessive volitional stool retention.
- History of painful or hard bowel movements.
- Presence of large fecal mass in the rectum.
- History of large diameter stools which can obstruct the toilet.
- Willing to stop current treatment such as laxatives or enemas.
- Diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
- Intestinal perforation or obstruction.
- Significant kidney disease.
- History of alcohol or drug abuse.
- Other causes of constipation like endocrine, metabolic, neurologic, or organic disorders.
- Celiac disease.
- Cow milk allergy.
- Lactose intolerance.
- Planning to become pregnant during the study.
*Assuming completion of the entire study and all study visits including follow ups.