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Pharmacology/Drug Development

2021 May 27


Pharmacologic Treatment in Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders in Children: A Systematic Review.


Rexwinkel R, de Bruijn CMA, Gordon M, Benninga MA, Tabbers MM
Pediatrics. 2021 May 27.
PMID: 34045320.


Functional abdominal pain disorders (FAPDs) are common in childhood, impacting quality of life and school attendance. There are several compounds available for the treatment of pediatric FAPDs, but their efficacy and safety are unclear because of a lack of head-to-head randomized controlled trials (RCTs).