The Effect of Lifestyle-Adjustments Prior to Medical Treatment on the Effect of Medical Treatment in Reflux Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 3, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 17, 2008
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the improvement in the quality of life after an initial treatment with esomeprazole 40mg for reflux disease is the same in patients who have already made lifestyle-adjustments as in patients who have not implemented lifestyle-adjustments prior to the start of treatment (baseline)

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
GERD Quality of Life Drug: esomeprazole

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 990 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : June 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2008

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with reflux complaints
  • 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Restrictions as mentioned in the registration text
  • H2RA or PPI use in the month prior to inclusion

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00524251

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: A Sellink, MD AstraZeneca
Study Chair: N van den Berk AstraZeneca

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00524251     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: N11
First Posted: September 3, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 17, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Patients with reflux complaints
quality of life
lifestyle adjustments

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action