Lactobacillus Acidophilus and Bifidobacterium Animalis Subsp. Lactis, Maintenance Treatment in Ulcerative Colitis
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00268164
Recruitment Status :
(Inclusion was difficult and to slow)
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the lactic acid bacteria " Lactobacillus acidophilus (LA5) and Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis (BB12)" is effective as maintenance treatment in ulcerative colitis.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with ulerative colitis ording to well-known diagnostic criteria and remission for at least one month, and with at least one relapse within the last year.
Pregnancy and lactating
Serious underlying disease other than UC
Former gastrointestinal resections
Medication for UC other than mesalazine
Known allergic reactions towards compounds in the study drug.
Expected lack of compliance due to mental state or language problems