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Budesonide Treatment for Lymphocytic Colitis

This study has been completed.
Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH
Information provided by:
Technische Universität Dresden Identifier:
First received: September 9, 2005
Last updated: March 29, 2010
Last verified: March 2010
The purpose of this study is to determine whether orale budesonide is effective in the treatment of lymphocytic colitis

Condition Intervention Phase
Microscopic Colitis
Drug: Budesonide
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of Budesonide for Treatment of Lymphocytic Colitis

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Technische Universität Dresden:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of patients in clinical remission after 6 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • safety
  • quality of life
  • histological improvement

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: January 2002
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether orale budesonide is effective in the treatment of lymphocytic colitis

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • lymphocytic colitis
  • diarrhea
  • effective contraception
  • written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • other forms if IBD
  • celiac disease
  • infectious colitis
  • history of colonic surgery
  • use of budesonide, 5-ASA, steroids within th previous 4 weeks
  • pregnancy, lactation
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00180050

Medical Department I, Technical University Hospital
Dresden, Germany, 01307
Sponsors and Collaborators
Technische Universität Dresden
Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH
Principal Investigator: Stephan Miehlke, Prof. Medical Department I, Technical University Hospital, Dresden, Germany
  More Information Identifier: NCT00180050     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BLYCK
Study First Received: September 9, 2005
Last Updated: March 29, 2010

Keywords provided by Technische Universität Dresden:
lymphocytic colitis
microscopic colitis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colitis, Microscopic
Colitis, Lymphocytic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists processed this record on May 25, 2017