Lactobacillus Farciminis and Hyperalgesia

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 27, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 1, 2009
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Lallemand SAS

Brief Summary:
We want to analyse a possible effect of o dialy consumption of Lactobacillus farciminis on a hyperalgesia on response to thermal stimulation. A comparaison of results before and after three weeks of treatment will be made.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Inflammation Pain Drug: Lactobacillus farciminis Drug: Placebo Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 48 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of a Dialy Consumption of a Probiotic (Lactobacillus Farciminis) on Hyperalgesia in Response to Thermal Stimulation
Study Start Date : February 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
24 healthy volunteers consuming L.farciminis during three weeks
Drug: Lactobacillus farciminis
1 capsule per day. Each capsule containing 4*109 CFU

Placebo Comparator: 2
24 healthy volunteers consuming placebo during three weeks
Drug: Placebo
1 capsule per day

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Measurement of the mchanical pain threshold in primary and secondary areas by using a punctate stimulus.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Measurement of cutaneous temperature of hyperalgesia areas

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • consumption of yogurts

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00852865

Cpc / Cic-Inserm 501
Clermont-Ferrand, France, 63000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lallemand SAS
Principal Investigator: Claude DUBRAY, Professor CPC/CIC-INSERM 501

Responsible Party: Henri DURAND, LALLEMAND SAS Identifier: NCT00852865     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HN 08-17
First Posted: February 27, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 1, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009

Keywords provided by Lallemand SAS:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes
Somatosensory Disorders
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms