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Sucampo Announces New Data on AMITIZA and Opioid-Induced Constipation Published Online in Pain Medicine Journal

BETHESDA, Md., May 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Sucampo) (Nasdaq:SCMP), a global biopharmaceutical company, announced that its recent study, “A Randomized Study of Lubiprostone for Opioid-Induced Constipation in Patients with Chronic Noncancer Pain,” has been published online in the medical journal, Pain Medicine. The study examines the efficacy and safety of AMITIZA ® (oral lubiprostone) for relieving symptoms of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in chronic non-cancer pain.

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