Table 4b PEG compared to lactulose
Study (quality)InterventionControle interventionOutcome measureResultsEfficacy
Gremse et al23, 2002 (LQ)PEG 3350, 10 g/m2/dayLactulose, 1.3 g/kg/dayMean defecation frequency/2 weeksI: 14.8±1.4More effective
C: 13.5±1.5
(p<0.05)
Global assessment of treatment succesI: 31/37 (84%)More effective
C: 17/37 (45.9%)
(p = 0.002)