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Updated data on PLEDGE program of relamorelin to treat diabetic gastroparesis

Allergan plc announced the expansion of the PLEDGE program with a fifth study now evaluating relamorelin, an investigational, ghrelin agonist...

Added 8 months ago Drug news

Complete Response Letter for Gimotito treat diabetic gastroparesis

Evoke Pharma, Inc. announced that it has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA for its 505(b)(2) New...

Added 9 months ago Drug news

Evoke Pharma receives FDA review letter relating to Gimoti to treat gastroparesis

Evoke Pharma, Inc. announced the receipt of a multi-disciplinary review (DR) letter from the FDA in association with the Gimoti...

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Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

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Role of Calcitonin Gene-related Peptide in Gastric Motility Function: Animal and Human Studies

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of gastroparesis. Gastroparesis is a state of partial gastric paralysis where gastric emptying is delayed due to slower or faster gastric motility. Over the years, many other distinct causes of...

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Migraine and gastroparesis from a gastroenterologist's perspective.

Gastroparesis is a chronic stomach disorder manifested by delayed emptying of solids and liquids without evidence of mechanical obstruction. Evidence from pharmacokinetic and gastric motor studies conducted over the past 40 years...

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Gastric stasis in migraine: more than just a paroxysmal abnormality during a migraine attack.

Objective: The aim of this article is to evaluate gastric motility and emptying in the ictal and interictal period in migraine.

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